BEST PRACTICE CONCEPTS FOR TOLUIDINE BLUE DYE USE IN MEDICAL FORENSIC EXAMS
Join your colleagues to learn more about best practice utilization of Toluidine Blue Dye (TBD) in cases of sexual assault & anogenital injury. Toluidine blue dye is easy and safe to use, readily available, inexpensive, and does not interfere with the analysis of medico-legal evidence. TBD is recommended to be used in the examination of all cases of sexual assault!
Learn tips and techniques on application and removal of the dye. Research has shown you can increase the detection rate of posterior fourchette lacerations from 16% to 40% in adult sexual assault victims. Learn what a positive and negative result might look like. Participate in 15 case reviews and analyze TB dye use, application, photo documentation, and interpretation of negative or positive results. Attendees will be able to apply these techniques to their practice by critiquing case studies involving use of cell staining to assist the documentation of genital injury.