Pediatricians’ Role in Preventing Child Maltreatment Fatalities: A Call to Action
The death of any child is a tragedy. When that death is caused by abuse or neglect, sorrow is often coupled with anger: How could this have happened? More importantly, was this preventable? A federal commission, the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF), is working to turn anger into action to stop these tragedies.