Medical aspects of sexual abuse

I have been publishing about medical aspects of sexual assault since 1987, when I was co-author in a guide to medical practitioners on conducting sexual assault examinations.

Sexual assault examinations – a guide for medical practitioners

Lawton MA; Goodyear F; Stringer P. Wellington, DSIR, 68 pp,1st edition 1987, 2nd edition 1990

Other work in this field includes

Letter to Editor re hymen is broken

Goodyear-Smith F, DSAC Newsletter, 60:10, Sep 2004

Can tampon use cause hymen changes in girls who have not had sexual intercourse? A review of the literature

Goodyear-Smith FA; Laidlaw TM. Forensic Science International, 94, 147-153, 1998.

What is an “intact” hymen? A critique of the literature

Goodyear-Smith FA; Laidlaw TM. Medicine, Science & the Law, 38 (4): 289-300, 1998

Medical considerations in the diagnosis of sexual abuse

Goodyear-Smith FA Issues in Child Abuse Accusations, 6 (2): 57-62, 1994

Medical evaluation of sexual assault findings in the Auckland region

Goodyear-Smith FA New Zealand Medical Journal, 102; 483-485, 1989

Sexual Assault Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

Goodyear F Medicine & Law. 8(3):297-302, 1989