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Sexual assault 

Sexual assault
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Sexual assault
Author(s):

Sally Collins

, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

, Kevin Hayes

, Simon Jackson

, and Lawrence Impey

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199698400.003.0019
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date: 05 March 2021

Sexual assault: overview

Sexual assault: history and examination

Sexual assault: management

Sexual offences and rape definitions vary from country to country.

Rape: is defined as non-consensual penetration of mouth, vagina, or anus by a penis.

Sexual assaults: are acts of sexual touching without consent. Sexual assault by penetration involves insertion of object or body parts other than penis into vagina or anus (previously indecent assault)....

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