CLINICIAN ’ S CORNER THE RATIONAL CLINICAL EXAMINATION Has This Prepubertal Girl Been Sexually Abused ?

@inproceedings{Berkoff2008CLINICIANS,
  title={CLINICIAN ’ S CORNER THE RATIONAL CLINICAL EXAMINATION Has This Prepubertal Girl Been Sexually Abused ?},
  author={Molly Curtin Berkoff and Adam Jason Zolotor and Kathi Lynn Makoroff and Jonathan David Thackeray and Robert Allan Shapiro and Desmond K. Runyan},
  year={2008}
}
CLINICAL SCENARIOS Case 1 A 6-year-old girl is brought to the emergency depar tment by her mother. The mother states her child said a male babysitter “touched her” in the genital area. The mother reported the case to the police and was advised to bring the child to the emergency department for a medical examination. No behavioral problems were reported. The emergency department nurse asked the child why she thought her mother brought her to the hospital, and the child reported because of “what… CONTINUE READING

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