Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: William Evans

  • The sixtieth anniversary of the “Battered Child Syndrome”

    Howard FischerUppsala, Sweden “The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterward.”— Arthur Koestler, novelist and journalist In 1962, Dr. C. Henry Kempe and colleagues at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver published their groundbreaking article, “The Battered Child Syndrome,” in the Journal of the American Medical Association.1 The article…