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Table 3 Facilitators and barriers for screening of child abuse in emergency departments

From: Facilitators and barriers to screening for child abuse in the emergency department

Facilitators Barriers
Support of the Hospital Board Practical problems (e.g. limited time)
Presence of child abuse attendant Personal barriers (e.g. fear of an unjustified suspicion)
Presence of child abuse team Insufficient communication skills
Intensive training of ED staff Fast turnover of ED staff
Financial support