Assessing Child Abuse Hotline Inquiries in Wake of COVID-19

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: Inquiries to a child abuse hotline during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with inquiries during the same period the previous year are assessed in this study.

Authors: Robin Ortiz, M.D., of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.0503)

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