Is the ER the best place for an examination after a sexual assault? Scalpel argues no:
In my opinion, it is my job to stabilize and treat your emergency medical condition. Collection of evidence and detailed completion of medically-unnecessary forms (while sicker patients wait unseen) in order to support an often doubtful and frequently unpursued court case is something altogether different.
I think such examinations are best performed in specialized facilities….not the typical ER.