Severe Asthma Due to Household Pets: A Form of Child Abuse or Neglect
Abstract:Children may suffer severe asthma as a result of exposure to household pets. Failure of parents or other care-takers to remove pets from the home environment may be considered child abuse or neglect. Physicians caring for such children may be required to report those cases to the state government.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 1987
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