Occasionally, pediatricians become aware of children who are inadequately supervised. More frequently, pediatricians treat children for traumatic injuries or ingestions that they suspect could have been prevented with better supervision. This clinical report contains guidance for pediatricians considering a referral to a child protective services agency on the basis of suspicion of supervisory neglect.
- Child neglect
- Child supervision
- Childhood injury
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health