Value of follow-up examinations of children and adolescents evaluated for sexual abuse and assault.

@article{Gavril2012ValueOF,
  title={Value of follow-up examinations of children and adolescents evaluated for sexual abuse and assault.},
  author={Amy R Gavril and Nancy D. Kellogg and Prakash Nair},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={282-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether follow-up examinations of suspected victims of child sexual abuse influence medical diagnosis or treatment. METHODS A retrospective chart review of patients with initial and follow-up examinations (examinations 1 and 2, respectively) over a 5-year study period was conducted. Patient and abuse characteristics, interval between examinations and abuse, and examiner experience levels were collected; examination findings and test results… CONTINUE READING
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