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Child Abuse Pocket Atlas Series, Volume 2: Sexual Abuse

Randell Alexander (author) Angelo P. Giardino (author)
Debra Esernio-Jenssen (author)
Jonathan D. Thackeray (author)
David L. Chadwick (author)
Joyce A. Adams (author)
Suzanne P. Starling (author)
Rich Kaplan (author)

ISBN: 9781936590599

Publication Date: Apr 2016

Format: Paperback

Sexual abuse of children is an especially delicate matter, and each reported case should be treated with exacting care. This new pocket atlas, the second addition to an ongoing series on child abuse, will support medical practitioners and other affiliated sexual assault response providers in identifying and interpreting the physical signs and symptoms of sexual abuse in children.
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Sexual abuse of children is an especially delicate matter, and each reported case should be treated with exacting care. Accurate identification and appropriate response to symptoms of sexual maltreatment in children is essential to resilient, long-term recovery for survivors. Therefore, it is incumbent upon those professionals who care for and represent the interests of survivors to recognize cases of childhood sexual abuse and to respond expediently, in the best interest of the survivors.

This new pocket atlas, the second addition to an ongoing series on child abuse, will support medical practitioners and other affiliated sexual assault response providers in identifying and interpreting the physical signs and symptoms of sexual abuse in children. With nearly 400 full-color exam photos and corresponding case studies, as well as detailed refreshers on anogenital anatomy, exam equipment, and typical findings, readers in medicine, law enforcement, and social service will all benefit from this compact photographic reference and guide.
Illustrations 400 colour images
Pages 200
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Apr 2016
Publisher STM Learning
Series Child Abuse Pocket Atlas Series
Subject/s Social welfare & social services   Paediatric medicine   Accident & emergency medicine   Crime & criminology   Paediatric nursing   Child abuse   Sexual abuse & harassment   First aid & paramedical services  
Randell Alexander, MD, PhD is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida, USA and the Morehouse School of Medicine and has served on several state child death review committees. He is an active researcher, lectures widely, and testifies frequently in major child abuse cases throughout the country.

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