Clinician agreement on physical findings in child sexual abuse cases.

@article{Sinal1997ClinicianAO,
  title={Clinician agreement on physical findings in child sexual abuse cases.},
  author={Sara H Sinal and Michael R. Lawless and Daphne Rainey and V Denise Everett and Desmond K. Runyan and Thomas E Frothingham and Marcia E. Herman-Giddens and Karen St Claire},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={151 5},
  pages={497-501}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure agreement among experienced clinicians regarding the interpretation of physical findings in child sexual abuse cases and to determine whether knowledge of clinical history affects the interpretation of the physical findings. DESIGN Experienced clinicians rated colposcopic photographs on a scale of 1 to 5 with 1 being normal and 5 being clear evidence of penetrating injury. To answer an additional study question of whether clinical history affected interpretation, 4… CONTINUE READING

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