Factors influencing identification of and response to intimate partner violence: a survey of physicians and nurses

@article{Gutmanis2007FactorsII,
  title={Factors influencing identification of and response to intimate partner violence: a survey of physicians and nurses},
  author={Iris Gutmanis and Charlene E Beynon and Leslie M. Tutty and C. Nadine Wathen and Harriet L Macmillan},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={12 - 12}
}
BACKGROUND Intimate partner violence against women (IPV) has been identified as a serious public health problem. Although the health care system is an important site for identification and intervention, there have been challenges in determining how health care professionals can best address this issue in practice. We surveyed nurses and physicians in 2004 regarding their attitudes and behaviours with respect to IPV, including whether they routinely inquire about IPV, as well as potentially… CONTINUE READING

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