Physicians' response to victims of domestic violence: toward a model of care.

@article{Gerbert2002PhysiciansRT,
  title={Physicians' response to victims of domestic violence: toward a model of care.},
  author={Barbara Gerbert and James Moe and Nona Caspers and Patricia Salber and Mitchell Feldman and Karen E. Herzig and Amy Bronstone},
  journal={Women & health},
  year={2002},
  volume={35 2-3},
  pages={1-22}
}
Even though current domestic violence guidelines, such as those published by the AMA in 1992, attempt to relieve physicians of the "full burden of intervention," they continue to call upon physicians to play a large role in identifying, intervening in, and following up on case of partner abuse. In this paper, we define a limited domestic violence role for physicians which furthers the direction recommended by the AMA and which complements exemplary programs. We propose simplifying and limiting… CONTINUE READING

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