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  1. Female sexual assault : medical and legal implications.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objective

    To assess the medical and legal effectiveness of this institution's existing adult female sexual assault protocol.

    Design

    Retrospective review.

    Setting

    Urban public hospital.

    Type of participants

    One hundred eighty-two adult female sexual assault victims undergoing evaluation within 36 hours of assault.

    Measurements and main results

    Each case was reviewed with specific attention to associated injuries, sexually transmitted disease, compliance with medical follow-up, pregnancy, and legal outcome.

    Half of all cases had associated injuries.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil génital pathologie, Diagnostic, Traitement, Viol, Médecine légale, Violence sexuelle, Femme, Homme, Evaluation, Victimologie, Attitude

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Genital diseases, Diagnosis, Treatment, Rape, Legal medicine, Sexual violence, Woman, Human, Evaluation, Victimology, Attitude

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0566284

    Code Inist : 002B30A10. Création : 199406.