Deal with minor episodes of abuse to prevent more serious injuries

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6994.1600a (Published 17 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1600
  1. Alison M Kemp,
  2. Jo Sibert
  1. Senior lecturer in community child health Professor of community child health University Department of Child Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Community Health Unit, Lansdowne Hospital, Cardiff CF1 8UL

    EDITOR,—Helen Carty and Jane Ratcliffe are right to highlight the seriousness of shaking babies and the consequences of death and severe handicap.1 We believe, however, that it would be unfortunate if their work took attention away from the background of abuse in many …

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