This newly updated edition of the top-selling reference manual for the medical evaluation of suspected child sexual abuse has been expanded to reflect the increasing importance of properly performed, well-documented examinations. Not only does the book cover aspects of the physical examination and diagnosis for sexual abuse, its additional coverage of interviewing children and collecting evidence for criminal investigations makes it an inclusive guidebook for all aspects of the child sexual abuse evaluation process.
New to the Second Edition
- New chapters on legal issues, collection of forensic evidence, issues for nurses, and the special needs of adolescents
- Expanded and updated coverage of sexually transmitted diseases, diagnostic problems, and documenting examinations
- Vastly expanded collection of illustrative photographs (including 83 in color) and line drawings
Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse is an invaluable illustrated guidebook for physicians, nurses, and other professionals involved with investigation of child abuse cases.