Trauma pp 249-272 | Cite as

Physical Maltreatment of Children

  • Robert W. ten Bensel


In order to understand physical maltreatment of children one must look first at the historical perspective. Violent abuse and physical neglect has been performed upon children since the beginning of recorded time.


Child Abuse Physical Maltreatment Subdural Hematoma Secondary Peritonitis Chronic Subdural Hematoma 
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  • Robert W. ten Bensel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MinnesotaUSA

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