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Child abuse and maltreatment is not limited to a particular age and can occur in the infant, toddler, preschool, and school-age years. Choose one of the four age groups (infant, toddler, preschool, or school age) and discuss the types of abuse that are most often seen in this age. Discuss warning signs and physical and emotional assessment findings the nurse may see that could indicate child abuse. Discuss cultural variations of health practices that can be misidentified as child abuse.
Describe the reporting mechanism in your state and nurse responsibilities related to the reporting of suspected child abuse.
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Child abuse is more than broken bones or bruises. However, physical abuse is dangerous due to the scares, it may not leave all “toddlers” abuse is quite obvious. To ignore the requirement of the child, to keep them unsupervised, situations where they may feel danger, or making a child realize himself as stupid or worthless is also “Child Abuse”. There are different types of abuse but the result is same that is “grave emotional damage”. There is various kind of “toddler” abuse but the basic element that joins them together is the emotional effect. Child need clear boundaries, structure, parents’ acknowledgement and