Compliance in Rhode Island emergency departments with American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for adolescent sexual assaults.

@article{Merchant2008ComplianceIR,
  title={Compliance in Rhode Island emergency departments with American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for adolescent sexual assaults.},
  author={Roland C Merchant and Erin T Kelly and Kenneth H. Mayer and Bruce M. Becker and Susan J Duffy and David L. Pugatch},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 6},
  pages={e1660-7}
}
OBJECTIVES We assessed the offering of American Academy of Pediatrics-recommended tests and prophylaxes after sexual assault to adolescents who presented to Rhode Island emergency departments for 3 categories of sexual exposures: sexual assault, consensual sex, and suspected sexual abuse. PATIENTS AND METHODS This study entailed a retrospective review of… CONTINUE READING