How to handle the rape victim.

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All physicians should know the basics of care for the alleged rape victim. In a systematized approach, the procedure is presented for treating the patient and for collecting testimonial evidence in the event the assailant is apprehended and the crime becomes a legal case.

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  • Female
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  • Physical Examination
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  • ISSN: 0038-4348
  • PMID: 644358
  • PUI: 445072076
  • SGR: 0017815983
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-0017815983


  • a F Schiff

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