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Medical evaluation of child sexual abuse : a practical guide /
edited by Martin A. Finkel, Angelo P. Giardino.
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
Elk Grove Village, IL. : American Academy of Pediatrics, c2009.
description
xxiv, 384 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)
ISBN
1581103204 (hardback), 9781581103205 (hardback)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Elk Grove Village, IL. : American Academy of Pediatrics, c2009.
isbn
1581103204 (hardback)
9781581103205 (hardback)
catalogue key
6838435
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Martin A. Finkel, DO, FACOP, FAAP, is a professor of pediatrics and the medical director and cofounder of the Child Abuse Research Education Service (CARES) Institute at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr Finkel is an internationally recognized authority on the medical evaluation and treatment of the child alleged to have been sexually abused. Dr Finkel has been instrumental in developing New Jersey's statewide network of regional child abuse diagnostic and treatment centers. He is the author of the first scientific paper published in the medical literature on the healing and interpretation of acute genital and anal trauma and the first paper in the literature on signs and symptoms associated with genital contact in girls. He has published numerous articles, authored chapters, and coedited 2 previous editions of this textbook on the medical evaluation of the sexually abused child. Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP, is the medical director of Texas Children's Health Plan, a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an attending physician on both the Texas Children's Hospital Child Protection Team and the forensic pediatrics service at the Children's Assessment Center in Houston, TX. In addition, Dr Giardino serves as the physician advisor to the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Childhood Injury Prevention. His academic accomplishments include published articles and textbooks on child abuse and neglect, contributions to several national curricula on the evaluation of child maltreatment, presentations on a variety of pediatric topics at both national and regional conferences and, most recently, completion of a 3-year term on the National Review Board (NRB) for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, where he advised on how best to protect children from sexual abuse. While on the NRB, Dr Giardino served as the chair for its Research Committee. Currently, Dr Giardino serves on the national board of directors for Justice for Children.
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Doody's Reviews, November 2009
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Written and edited by leading experts on child sexual abuse, the revised and updated third edition has been expanded to reflect the increasing importance of properly performed, well-documented examinations.
Main Description
Revised and updated new 3rd edition! Valuable resource to help clinicians and child advocates serving children and families affected by suspicions of child sexual abuse.
Main Description
Revised and updated new 3rd edition! Valuable resource to help clinicians and child advocates serving children and families affected by suspicions of child sexual abuse. "This is a complete and comprehensive book on child sexual abuse from initial diagnosis through evaluation and appropriate documentation. This 3rd edition includes: additional topics that have emerged since the last edition with the advances in technology, particularly the Internet. The overall quality of the book is excellent." Doody's Review. Significantly revised and expanded, the new third edition of this bestselling reference continues to provide a valuable resource to clinicians and child advocates serving children and families affected by suspicions of child sexual abuse. With contributions from a vast array of leading experts on child sexual abuse, the new third edition clearly explains what a complete and comprehensive medical evaluation entails, when to seek an examination, the importance of a medical history, how discrepancies between a child's history and physical findings can be explained, how the medical record should be structured, what types of documentation should be expected, and how a medical diagnosis is formulated. New to the 3rd edition: New chapters on the problem of child pornography and the risks of the Internet, new chapter to complement the chapter on psychological evaluation to help the pediatrician understand the spectrum of mental health therapy choices, vastly expanded collection of full-color photographs and images. A valuable resource for medical professionals, child protection workers, mental health clinicians, investigators, and the courts.
Main Description
Significantly revised and expanded, the new third edition of this bestselling reference continues to provide a valuable resource to clinicians and child advocates serving children and families affected by suspicions of child sexual abuse.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. xix
Prefacep. xxiii
The Problemp. 1
The Evaluationp. 19
Appendix Obtaining the Medical History in Suspected Child Sexual Abuse: Suggested Rationale and Questionsp. 37
Physical Examinationp. 53
Appendix When Sexual Abuse Is Suspected: Common Concerns About the Medical Examinationp. 99
Colpophotographic Case Studiesp. 105
Documentation of Physical Evidence in Child Sexual Abusep. 133
Sexually Transmitted Infections in Child and Adolescent Sexual Assault and Abusep. 147
Forensic Evidence in Child Sexual Abusep. 171
Adolescent Issues in Sexual Assaultp. 193
The Anogenital Examination: Diagnostic Dilemmas, Mimics of Abusep. 211
Nursing Issues Related to Child Sexual Abuse Evaluationsp. 235
Psychological Issuesp. 245
Prevention and Treatment of Child Sexual Abusep. 273
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Child Maltreatment: Accessing Community Resourcesp. 289
Legal Issues in the Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abusep. 313
Child Sexual Exploitation: Recognition and Prevention Considerationsp. 341
Documentation, Report Formulation, and Conclusionsp. 357
Indexp. 371
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