Intimate partner violence screening in the emergency department.


BACKGROUND AND AIMS Every year between 1.5 and 4 million women are abused by a partner in the United States and many abused women turn to the Emergency Department (ED) as their first source of care. Even though the vast majority of patients would feel comfortable disclosing intimate partner violence (IPV) to their physician, identification and referral is… (More)
DOI: 10.2190/IQ.30.1.c