British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Medical Examination in Child Sexual Abuse

Synopsis
Looks at the role of the medical examination in the diagnosis of abuse and sees it as a means of corroborating evidence gathered from other sources. Illustrates the process of the examination, emphasising the need to collect trace evidence. Reviews typical findings, discusses areas of diagnostic difficulty, and looks at the nature of the report and the doctor’s role in a court of law.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 35 min.
Year of production
1987
Availability
Hire (Graves only)
Sale; 1999 sale: £55.00 (+VAT +p&p) video with 2 booklets (Leeds)
Documentation
Accompanying booklet.
Uses
Doctors, paediatricians, GPs, medical students, nurses, social workers.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
child abuse; clinical diagnosis; clinical examination; sexual abuse

Credits

Contributor
Hugh de la Haye Davies; Jane Wynne; Michael Green
Cast
Michael F G Buchanan 

Production Company

Name

University of Leeds Media Services

Notes
see Leeds University Television

Distributor

Name

Graves Medical Audiovisual Library, c/o Concord Video & Film Council

Notes
Secretary: Lydia Vulliamy
Name

Leeds University Television

Contact
Sally Popplewell (Sales supervisor)
Email
mediaservices@leeds.ac.uk
Web
http://mediant.leeds.ac.uk/vtcatalogue/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0113 343 2660
Fax
0113 343 2669
Address
Media Services
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 401 times.