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558 pages, 204 images, 97 contributors


For the safety of survivors, and in support of their professional caretakers, Sexual Assault Quick Reference offers comprehensive, accessible guidelines for responding to sexual assault, wherever it occurs.


The revised second edition of Sexual Assault Quick Reference provides updated information on a variety of subjects, all in the same convenient format, including chapters on the physical and forensic evaluation of patients across the life span, identifying and treating STIs (based on the CDC’s 2015 Treatment Guidelines), mental health care for survivors and vicariously traumatized practitioners, and the investigation and prosecution of sexual violence.


Chapter 1. Principles of Sexual Assault at Any Age

Chapter 2. Anogenital Anatomy

Chapter 3. Physical Evaluation of Children

Chapter 4. Forensic Evaluation of Children

Chapter 5. Differential Diagnosis

Chapter 6. Evaluations in Special Situations

Chapter 7. Multidisciplinary Teamwork Issues

Chapter 8. Documentation and Reporting

Chapter 9. Physical Evaluation of Adolescents and Adults

Chapter 10. Forensic Evaluation of Adolescents and Adults

Chapter 11. Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 12. Pregnancy

Chapter 13. Acquaintance and Intimate Partner Rape

Chapter 14. Special Settings

Chapter 15. Psychological and Social Supports

Chapter 16. Caregiver Issues

Chapter 17. Legal Issues, Investigation, and Prosecution

Chapter 18. Sexual Assault Response in the United States Military

Chapter 19. Human Trafficking

Chapter 20. Strangulation in Living Patients

Chapter 21. Risks to Children and Adolescents on the Internet

Photographic Appendix

Sexual Assault Quick Reference, 2nd Edition

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