Pediatricians are trained to determine whether a child’s injuries are accidental. And although these assessments are subjective, they are most often accepted as fact. The problem arises when the doctor has made a mistake.
Millions of children in the U.S. are reported as being suspected victims of child abuse. However, child-abuse pediatricians may have a conflicted perspective which may impact a child and a family forever.
Learn more about what happens when a doctor misdiagnoses child abuse.