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Vulnerable Child Scale of Culley et al

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Pedatrics

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The vulnerable child syndrome refers to physically healthy children who are viewed by their parents as being at greater risk for developmental or medical problems. This tends to occur more commonly when the child has had a serious illness in the past. Culley et al surveyed parents of premature infants on how they felt about their child's health, using a Vulnerable Child Scale. The authors are from Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

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