Genital injuries in women reporting sexual assault.

  title={Genital injuries in women reporting sexual assault.},
  author={Cheryn M Palmer and Anna M. McNulty and Catherine A D'este and Basil Donovan},
  journal={Sexual health},
  volume={1 1},
BACKGROUND The likelihood of genital injury following sexual assault remains unclear. Genital injury related to sexual assault is often an issue in court proceedings, with the expectation that injuries will be found in 'genuine' cases. Conviction rates are higher when the complainant has genital injuries. OBJECTIVES To determine the type, frequency and severity of genital and non-genital injuries of women following alleged sexual assault and, in addition, to determine factors associated with… CONTINUE READING

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