Assessment of Sexual Assault
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.
KeywordsSexual Assault Bacterial Vaginosis Emergency Contraception Needlestick Injury Potassium Oxalate
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