The Knowledge Level and Opinions of Physicians about the Medical and Legal Procedures Related to Physical Child Abuse

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Demirçin S., Tutunculer A., Aslan F., Guney S. V. , Atılgan M., Gulkesen H.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.2, pp.140-146, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2015.1195
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.140-146
  • Keywords: Child abuse, physician, postgraduate, training, questionnaire, ATTITUDES, PEDIATRICIANS, EXPERIENCES, MALTREATMENT, EDUCATION, STUDENTS, NEGLECT, HEALTH
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


Background: In order to diagnose child abuse, physicians need to consider the possibility of abuse in every child they encounter, have sufficient information about the topic and manage the cases according to current law.