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Flashcards in Sexual Assault Management Deck (12):
1

Def'n of sexual assault

Any unwanted sexual touching/comments

2

By age 18, how many assaulted?

38% females
10% boys
1 in 10 raped

3

Majority of assaults happen where?

Home

4

Short term response to sexual assault?

Acute: weeks/months
Fear shock, disbelief, denial
Somatic symptoms
Acute anxiety, nightmares, insomnia, conc
Rapid swings of fear, guild, desire for revenge(usu. not)

5

Long term response to sexual assault

Years
Lifestyle, geographic changes
Phobic behaviour General
Somatic symptoms
Nightmares
Sexuality issues
Substance abuse

6

Sexuality phobias after sexual assault?

'Play fighting' foreplay, could be triggers

7

Management of paediatric sexual assault?

Specialist teams in each state
Send to RCH and get information
Mandatory reporting

8

Best legal advice as doctor for victim of sexual assault?

It's ok to wait and think about it to report to police/charges

9

Preventative medicine in sexual assault?

Hep B vaccines
Genital examination

10

How long does it take a bruise to go yellow?

72 hours

11

Injuries in sexual assault?

Usually not as common: stabbing/strangulation
Mostly bruising

12

What swabs in sexual assault

Mycoplasma Genitalia
Chlamydia: (vag/anal swabs)
Gonorrhoea: 2 days-urethra, 2 weeks
Syphilis
Serology: Hep C, B, HIV