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American doctors alerted to assault

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7019.1525 (Published 09 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1525

Family and sexual violence has become so common that the American Medical Association is urging doctors to learn more about sexual assault so that they can help patients who may be victims. The association has issued two sets of guidelines for physicians, one on sexual assault and the other on the mental health …

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