Human Trafficking and Healthcare: A Historical Perspective

By Jeffrey J. Barrows, D.O., M.A. In a landmark article on child abuse entitled” The Battered Child Syndrome” published in July of 1962 in JAMA, Dr. Henry Kempe and his coauthors attempted to estimate the incidence of child abuse in America. A survey of 71 hospitals uncovered 302 cases. At the same time, they surveyed … Read more