Estimated 510 pages, 257 images, 40 contributors
Medical Response to Adult Sexual Assault, Second Edition provides evidence-based research on diagnosis, treatment, and examination in cases of sexual violence and assault. Survivors of sexual assault face any number of unique challenges both on the path to physical and psychological recovery and in navigating the investigative and judicial processes related to their traumatic experiences. Medical practitioners who work with these survivors require informed expertise in order to support their patients’ safety and personal well-being.
The authors and contributors, a team of expert physicians, nurses, attorneys, and other multidisciplinary practitioners, have fully revised and updated Medical Response to Adult Sexual Assault to reflect contemporary best practices in the investigation and treatment of sexual violence. Any professionals who work with victims of sexual assault will find this latest edition essential to their responsibilities and to the renewed well-being of those in their care.