Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse A Practical Guide

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Author: Martin Finkel, DO, FACOP, FAAP, Angelo Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date: 2019
ISBN 10: 1610022955
ISBN 13: 9781610022958
eISBN: 9781610022965
Edition: 4th
The fourth edition of this best-selling reference is a valuable resource to clinicians and child advocates serving children and families affected by suspicions of child sexual abuse. Fully updated and revised by leading experts on child abuse, this resource covers what a complete and comprehensive medical evaluation entails, when to seek an examination, the importance of conducting a medical history, how discrepancies between a child's history and physical findings can be explained, how the child's medical record should be structured, what types of documentation should be expected, and how a medical diagnosis is formulated. NEW TOPICS INCLUDE Telemedicine in the child sexual abuse medical evaluation Human trafficking International issues in child sexual abuse Enhanced focus on findings that mimic sexual abuse and on developmental considerations
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