Sexual Assault Quick Reference
For Healthcare, Social Service, and Law Enforcement Professionals
Sexual Assault Quick Reference is an invaluable resource and field guide in a convenient pocket-sized format providing easy access to information for medical, forensic, and law enforcement investigations of sexual assault. Color photos illustrate assault variants in multiple age groups, from infants to the elderly.
Topics include the roles of multidisciplinary teams, abusive and nonabusive variants, physical and forensic evaluation procedures, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), domestic violence, DNA collection and testing, disabled victims, and preparing for prosecution. This reference is especially helpful to first responders, emergency room staff, sexual assault nurse examiners, social service agents, and anyone else needing a concise guide to working with sexual assault victims.
|Product Details:||Quick reference format, wire-o bound, 7-1/2" x 4-1/2"|
|576 pages, 163 images with case studies and 69 contributors|
|Audience:||Law Enforcement, Attorneys, Physicians, ER Personnel, Pediatricians, EMTs, Nurses, Clinical Researchers, Social Service Personnel, Mental Health Professionals, Domestic Violence Experts, Child Advocates, Child Abuse Prevention Professionals, Child Protective Services Members|
1. Principles of Sexual Assault at Any Age
2. Anogenital Anatomy
3. Physical Evaluation of Children
4. Forensic Evaluation of Children
5. Differential Diagnosis
6. Evaluations in Special Situations
7. Multidisciplinary Teamwork Issues
8. Documentation and Reporting
9. Physical Evaluation of Adolescents and Adults
10. Forensic Evaluation of Adolescents and Adults
11. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Pregnancy
12. Violence and Rape Issues
13. Special Settings
14. Psychological and Social Supports
15. Caregiver Issues
16. Legal Issues, Investigation, and Prosecution
The whole subject of sexual abuse is thoroughly canvassed. There are color photographs of the many different kinds of assault, different age groups, the disabled, all areas of the body that can be subjected to assault, with comparative photos of injury and non-injury. The many instructive essays blanket this topic very well indeed. Lawyers preparing cases in this field of law will find this text of immense help.
These quick references are a valuable resource for background information involving child abuse cases.
Captain Russell Elzinga, EMT-P, FF