Family violence assessment practices of pediatric ED nurses and physicians.

@article{OMalley2013FamilyVA,
  title={Family violence assessment practices of pediatric ED nurses and physicians.},
  author={Donna M O'Malley and Patricia J Kelly and An-lin Cheng},
  journal={Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          273-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Recommendations by the ENA and other professional organizations have not resulted in widespread adoption of routine assessment for family violence such as child abuse and intimate partner violence. The aim of this qualitative study was to use a theory-driven approach to explore the salient beliefs and attitudes of nurses and physicians related to routine assessment of child abuse and intimate partner violence in the pediatric emergency department. METHODS Nurse and physician… CONTINUE READING