Fully updated and revised by leading experts on child abuse, this resource covers what a complete and comprehensive medical evaluation entails, when to seek an examination, the importance of conducting a medical history, how discrepancies between a child's history and physical findings can be explained, how the child's medical record should be structured, what types of documentation should be expected, and how a medical diagnosis is formulated.
New Topics IncludeTelemedicine in the child sexual abuse medical evaluationHuman traffickingInternational issues in child sexual abuseEnhanced focus on findings that mimic sexual abuse and on developmental considerations
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Number of pages: 485
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition