Sexual Assault: Victimization Across the Life Span is the essential desk reference for anyone treating or investigating sexual assault. New research, case studies, and full-color photos aid in the evaluation, care, and follow-up treatment of sexual assault victims. With more than 1800 images, this product is the most complete reference available.
Emergency room personnel, physicians, EMTs, social service agencies, judges, and law enforcement personnel will find critical information on physical examinations, proper sexual assault documentation, forensic evidence (including DNA analysis), and legal issues. The special sections devoted to the unique problems of sexual victimization of each age group are also invaluable. Edited by a pediatrician, an emergency room physician, a sexual assault nurse examiner, and a gynecologist, this hardbound guide offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date information available.
The Color Atlas contains case studies from experts in the field, including photos of STIs, injuries in progressive stages of healing, and similar injuries in different age groups. Special sections include victims with disabilities, assault during incarceration, and cases involving DNA evidence collection, analysis, and prosecution.