By Amelia Burgess, MD A nine-year-old boy comes in to your clinic with a foster parent. It is his second placement, after his 6-week “shelter” placement. He has an undescended testis, vision impairment, caries, and asthma. His school record has been spotty – he has moved several times since kindergarten, and has missed many days […]
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By Amelia Burgess, MD, MPH, FAAP, pediatrician at Park Nicollet Foster care and the conditions of abuse or neglect that lead to foster care are seen in both rural and urban settings throughout Minnesota. Twenty six percent of all Minnesota’s children in out-of-home care come from counties with fewer than 10,000 children, and they are […]