Sexual Assault Response Team
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sexual assault response teamA team of health care professionals–eg, ER physician, forensic nurse, social worker, specifically trained in responding to victims of sexual assault–rape; SARTs combine '…medicine, law enforcement, victim advocacy to ensure that rape survivors receive comprehensive medical attention, evidentiary examinations, emotional support, and referral information'. See Sexual assault.
Sexual Assault Response Team,
A group of health care professionals who have had special preparation in the examination of rape victims. The training includes techniques for collecting, labeling, and storing evidence so it may be used in court proceedings concerning the person accused of rape and in psychological approaches to reduce the emotional trauma.See: rape