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A Comprehensive Pediatric Acute Sexual Assault Protocol: From Emergency Department to Outpatient Follow-up.

07:00 EST 12th November 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "A Comprehensive Pediatric Acute Sexual Assault Protocol: From Emergency Department to Outpatient Follow-up."

Close medical follow-up after pediatric acute sexual assault is recommended and may mitigate adverse consequences and decrease long-term comorbidities. The objectives are to (1) examine adherence to a comprehensive outpatient medical follow-up protocol after evaluation in the emergency department in a pediatric population and (2) identify characteristics associated with patient adherence to inform the utilization of a medical follow-up protocol after pediatric acute sexual assault.

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Name: Pediatric emergency care
ISSN: 1535-1815
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