Screening for intimate partner violence in orthopedic patients: a comparison of three screening tools.

@article{Sprague2012ScreeningFI,
  title={Screening for intimate partner violence in orthopedic patients: a comparison of three screening tools.},
  author={Sheila A. Sprague and Kim Madden and Sonia Dosanjh and Brad A. Petrisor and Emil H. Schemitsch and Mohit Bhandari},
  journal={Journal of interpersonal violence},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={881-98}
}
Accurately identifying victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) can be a challenge for clinicians and clinical researchers. Multiple instruments have been developed and validated to identify IPV in patients presenting to health care practitioners, including the Woman Abuse Screening Tool (WAST) and the Partner Violence Screen (PVS). The purpose of the current study is to determine if female patients attending an outpatient orthopaedic fracture clinic who screen positive for IPV using three… CONTINUE READING