By Jonathan S. Olshaker MD, M. Christine Jackson MD, William S. Smock MD MS
Written by way of the main specialists in forensic medical drugs, this quantity is the 1st booklet during this new subspecialty. The textual content presents the knowledge emergency physicians and citizens want concerning the medicolegal facets of treating sufferers of sexual attack, baby abuse, elder abuse, and household violence. It bargains specific guidance on interviewing and interpreting the sufferer and gathering, maintaining, and documenting proof for felony lawsuits. this article contains an insightful bankruptcy on specialist testimony written by way of a doctor with a legislation measure, in addition to a bankruptcy on forensic images and a bankruptcy via an FBI agent on perpetrators. A Brandon-Hill steered identify.
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The National Violence Against Women Survey found that â rape in America is a tragedy of youthâ because most rapes occur during childhood and adolescence (30). 6% occurred before the victim was 12 years old. 8% were committed against girls between the ages of 15 and 16. Underserved Populations Special attention and programs must address the needs of victims who have been overlooked in the past. The programs must include screening, diagnosis, treatment, evaluations, and psychological, as well as case service assistance, which take into consideration the special needs of each group.
Sue Brown, Sexual Assault Nursing Examiner, Fairfax, Virginia In sexual assault cases, the victim's body is the primary â crime scene,â and the forensic medical examination is an extremely important part of evidence collection (8). Emergency medical care, especially the collection of evidence through a forensic examination, is critical both for the victim and for protecting the evidence for prosecution. Trained medical professionals must meet the rape victim's medical and emotional needs and must collect evidence to be used in a legal proceeding.
When he returned, he was arrested, and Karen underwent nearly 2 years of court trials before the rapist was finally sentenced to a prison term of 65 years. Part of his conviction was based on the effective collection of evidence by a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE). 27 After several surgeries and ongoing medical attention, Karen describes her life today as having been derailed from its former track; she has disconnected from previous relationships, and her activities have diminished in scope.