Do sex assault victims receive adequate care? If not, you risk fines, violations.

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    ED management : the monthly update on emergency…

Abstract

Failure to collect evidence, inadequate care, and delays resulted in a New York City hospital being fined for providing inadequate care to a rape victim. These problems are common in the emergency department. Avoid asking sexual assault victims the same questions repeatedly. Determine the patient's primary concern and address it immediately. Examine… (More)

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