Protecting the Family

Child Abuse and Primary Care
  • Susan H. McDaniel
  • Thomas L. Campbell
  • David B. Seaburn


Violence occurs more frequently within the family than any other place in society. Since Kempe et al. (1) first introduced the “battered child syndrome” into the social consciousness, increasing attention has been given to domestic violence in all its forms: spouse abuse, child abuse, and abuse of elders. Our focus in this chapter will be on child abuse, especially cases in which the abuse is committed by a family member.


Child Abuse Physical Abuse Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Child Protective Service Spouse Abuse 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan H. McDaniel
    • 1
  • Thomas L. Campbell
    • 1
  • David B. Seaburn
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Medicine and Highland Hospital, Jacob B. Holler Family Medicine CenterUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA

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