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Evaluation of the adolescent rape victim.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric clinics of North America
Publication Date
Volume
46
Issue
4
Identifiers
PMID: 10494258
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Adolescents are frequently victims of sexual assault, often by a previously known assailant. This article discusses the initial management of adolescents who have been sexually assaulted, including obtaining the history and performing a careful physical examination, forensic evidence collection, and medical and psychologic therapy.

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