ERIC Number: EJ567424
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Appearance of Acute, Healing, and Healed Anogenital Injuries: Response.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v22 n6 p617-19 Jun 1998
This commentary on a paper (EC 619 273) about the appearance of acute, healing, and healed anogenital injuries in children who have been sexually abused urges the development of guidelines to interpret the physical findings found in children. Limitations of current practice and clinical studies are noted. A research procedure for the development of guidelines is proposed. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: Establishing a Medical Research Agenda for Childhood Sexual Abuse: Proceedings of an Invitational Conference, May 16 & 17, 1997. For related articles see EC 619 273-275.