This newly updated edition of the top-selling reference manual for the medical evaluation of suspected child sexual abuse has been expanded to reflect the increasing importance of properly performed, well-documented examinations. Not only does the book cover aspects of the physical examination and diagnosis for sexual abuse, its additional coverage of interviewing children and collecting evidence for criminal investigations makes it an inclusive guidebook for all aspects of the child sexual abuse evaluation process.
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Martin A. Finkel. DO, is professor of pediatrics at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) and founder and medical director of the Child Abuse Research Education and Service (CARES) at RowanSOM. He has published numerous articles on child abuse and has been appointed by six governors of New Jersey to co-chair that state’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect—a position he currently holds.
Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, serves as Vice President and Chief Medical Office for Texas Children’s Health Plan overseeing the Disease and Quality Management areas as well as the Provider Relations teams. Dr. Giardino is also a health services researcher, methodologist, and expert in child maltreatment and children with special health care needs.
Table of ContentsThe Problem - Angelo P GiardinoThe Evaluation - Martin A FinkelPhysical Examination - Martin A FinkelDocumentation of Physical Evidence in Child Sexual Abuse - Lawrence R RicciOutline of STDs in Child and Adolescent Sexual Abuse - Deborah C StewartForensic Evidence Collection - Cindy W Christian and Angelo P GiardinoUnique Needs of Adolescent Patients - Deborah E LowenThe Anogenital Exam - Lori D Frasier Diagnostic Dilemmas, Minics of AbuseNursing Issues Related to Child Sexual Abuse Evaluations - Eileen R Giardino and Jamie FerrellPsychological Issues - Julie LippmannInterdiscipinary Approaches to Child Maltreatment - Angelo p Giardino and Stephen Ludwig Assessing Community ResourcesLegal Issues in the Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse - John MeyersDocumentation, Reports Formulation, and Conclusions - Martin A Finkel