In Child Abuse Cases, Doctors Sometimes Get It Wrong

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When a child is rushed to the emergency room, doctors are on alert: not only to triage the crisis but to look for signs of abuse. Stephanie Clifford joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how child abuse cases often hinge on a doctor’s assessment of the situation. Her story “When the Misdiagnosis is Child Abuse” was published by The Marshall Project.

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