Child deaths with persistent neglected experiences from medico-legal documents in Japan

Yui Yamaoka, Nanako Tamaiya, Takeo Fujiwara, Yukie Yamasaki, Akemi Matsuzawa, Satoru Miyaishi

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Abstract

Background: Few studies have examined the actual conditions of fatal neglect in Japan. The aims of this study were to investigate persistent neglect among child fatalities using medico-legal documents, and to describe the characteristics of the socio-familial background and biological data. Methods: The current study analyzed the documents of all postmortem external examinations and autopsies in children

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373-380
Number of pages8
JournalPediatrics International
Volume57
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2015

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Keywords

  • autopsy
  • child maltreatment
  • child neglect
  • forensic medicine

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Child deaths with persistent neglected experiences from medico-legal documents in Japan. / Yamaoka, Yui; Tamaiya, Nanako; Fujiwara, Takeo; Yamasaki, Yukie; Matsuzawa, Akemi; Miyaishi, Satoru.

In: Pediatrics International, Vol. 57, No. 3, 01.06.2015, p. 373-380.

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Yamaoka, Yui ; Tamaiya, Nanako ; Fujiwara, Takeo ; Yamasaki, Yukie ; Matsuzawa, Akemi ; Miyaishi, Satoru. / Child deaths with persistent neglected experiences from medico-legal documents in Japan. In: Pediatrics International. 2015 ; Vol. 57, No. 3. pp. 373-380.
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