Adult sexual assault

Jonathan P. Wyatt, Tim Squires, Guy Norfolk and Jason Payne-James

in Oxford Handbook of Forensic Medicine

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ISBN: 9780199229949
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729812 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Adult sexual assault

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Definitions and law - Background to adult sexual assault - Examination suites - Principles of assessment - Assessment procedure - History of assault: the complainant - Further medical history: complainant - Examination for adult sexual assault - Female genital examination - Male genital examination - Anal examination - Examination of suspects - Collecting forensic samples - Persistence of forensic material - Sexual assault examination kit - Documentation of findings - Interpretation of genital findings - Interpretation of anal findings - Treatment, counselling, and follow-up - Appearance in court

Chapter.  8695 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Forensic Medicine

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