The Examination Process

This section focuses on the various medical and forensic components of the exam process, starting with the initial contact with victims to the court testimony by examiners on exam findings.

The following chapters are included (click on links below):

  1. Initial Contact

  2. Triage and Intake

  3. Documentation by Health Care Personnel

  4. The Medical Forensic History

  5. Photography

  6. Exam and Evidence Collection Procedures

  7. Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault

  8. STI Evaluation and Care

  9. Pregnancy Risk Evaluation and Care

  10. Discharge and Followup

  11. Examiner Court Appearances

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