The association between domestic violence and self harm in emergency medicine patients.

@article{Boyle2006TheAB,
  title={The association between domestic violence and self harm in emergency medicine patients.},
  author={Adrian A Boyle and Paul W. Jones and Swee Lloyd},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={604-7}
}
AIMS This study compared rates of self harm among victims of domestic assault presenting to an emergency department (ED) with those rates among other ED patients. It also explored the temporal and numeric relation between domestic assaults and self harm. METHODS A retrospective matched cohort study was conducted using the medical records of a single ED. The cases were patients who had presented to the ED as a consequence of domestic assault. Two control groups matched for age, sex, and… CONTINUE READING
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