Department Continuing Education| Volume 28, ISSUE 2, P193-194, March 2014

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      • Child Neglect: Assessment and Intervention
        Journal of Pediatric Health CareVol. 28Issue 2
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          Neglect is often a neglected form of child maltreatment even though it is the most common and deadliest form of child maltreatment. Pediatric nurse practitioners (PNPs) will most likely encounter neglected children in their practice. It is crucial that PNPs recognize child neglect in a timely manner and intervene appropriately. This continuing education article will help PNPs understand and respond to child neglect. Neglect will be defined and risk factors will be discussed. Children who are neglected can experience serious and lifelong consequences.
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