Assessment of Sexual Assault

  • Shweta Tyagi


  • Compassionate medical care should precede forensic examination.

  • Assessment of sexual assault should be performed after valid consent. The procedure should be conducted as early as possible.

  • Appropriate collection and preservation of evidence is mandatory.

  • Post-assault management includes emergency contraception as well as definitive management of injuries.

  • Emergency psychiatric referral should be offered, if needed.


Sexual Assault Bacterial Vaginosis Emergency Contraception Needlestick Injury Potassium Oxalate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SevenHills HospitalMumbaiIndia

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