Intimate partner violence: development of a brief risk assessment for the emergency department.

@article{Snider2009IntimatePV,
  title={Intimate partner violence: development of a brief risk assessment for the emergency department.},
  author={Carolyn E Snider and Daniel W. Webster and Chris S. O'sullivan and Jacquelyn C. Campbell},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={
          1208-16
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Women assaulted by intimate partners are frequently patients in emergency departments (EDs). Many victims and health care providers fail to take into account the potential risks of repeat partner violence. The objective of this study was to use data from a larger study of domestic violence risk assessment methods to develop a brief assessment for acute care settings to identify victims at highest risk for suffering severe injury or potentially lethal assault by an intimate partner or… CONTINUE READING

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