Management of rape victims (regarding STD treatment and pregnancy prevention): Do academic emergency departments practice what they preach?

Nneka Azikiwe, Joseph Wright, Tina Cheng, Lawrence J. D'Angelo

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Abstract

This study sought to determine how rape victims are managed in emergency departments with respect to disease and pregnancy prevention. Surveys were sent to directors of emergency medicine residencies and pediatric emergency medicine fellowships. Results indicate that there is some discrepancy between presence of an institutional policy and practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)446-448
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Adolescent Health
Volume36
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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