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Interpreting medical findings in sexual contact and abuse. – Juta, 2023.

Updated: Jun 25

Naidoo, Steve R. [et al.] Interpreting medical findings in sexual contact and abuse: a reference handbook for legal and health practitioners. - Juta, 2023.

ISBN: 9781998962389


Part I: Legal, Administrative & Ethical Aspects [Legislation & offences – Responses on the management of sexual offences – Authorisation, consent & ethical issues of medical examinations]

Part II: Biology of Sexual Contact [Properties of skin and mucous membranes in injury – Physical injuries – Biology of sexual function – Genital injury during sexual intercourse – Biological evidence in sexual contact – Sexually transmitted infections]

Part III: Clinical Aspects [The clinical examination and its medicolegal issues – Selected aspects of the child victim of sexual abuse – Documentation and reaching clinical conclusions – Principles for medical treatment of survivors of sexual abuse]

Part IV: Miscellaneous [ Drug-facilitated sexual assault (DFSA) and toxicology – Misconceptions around sexuality and rape – Validation of the clinical examiner]

Price: R325 including VAT, excluding delivery. Price valid until 30 June 2024.

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Posted: 21 February 2023

Updated: 8 January 2024


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