ERIC Number: EJ521570
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Sexual Abuse Evaluations in the Emergency Department: Is the History Reliable?
Gordon, Stacy; Jaudes, Paula K.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v20 n4 p315-22 Apr 1996
Review of charts for 141 children who had undergone both a screening interview by an emergency department physician and an investigative interview for child sexual abuse evaluation found that perpetrator identification obtained during emergency department screening interviews usually agreed with information obtained at the subsequent investigative interview. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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