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Child Protection Companion: editorial group's reply to royal college rewriting history

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7564.395 (Published 17 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:395
  1. Jean Price, chair (Judith.Rich@scpct.nhs.uk),
  2. Chris Hobbs, member,
  3. Jacqueline Mok, member,
  4. Alison Mott, member,
  5. Margaret Crawford, member,
  6. Sara Ghulam, member
  1. Editorial Group, Child Protection Companion, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London W1W 6DE
  2. Editorial Group, Child Protection Companion, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London W1W 6DE

    EDITOR—Gornall is correct to raise the issue of Roy Meadow's and David Southall's omission from the reference list in the Child Protection Companion.12 Southall, along with others, made contributions to the sections on fabricated and induced illness and imposed airway obstruction in chapter 6 of the Companion. Considerable notice was taken of Southall's views on these topics.

    The editorial group discussed how to manage the references throughout the book and, for these sections, chose to reference only the two documents on fabricated and induced illness produced by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2002) and the Department of Health …

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