Using technology to expedite screening and intervention for domestic abuse and neglect.

@article{Hawkins2009UsingTT,
  title={Using technology to expedite screening and intervention for domestic abuse and neglect.},
  author={Joellen W Hawkins and Carole W Pearce and Jackie Skeith and Beth Dimitruk and Ritajean Roche},
  journal={Public health nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={58-69}
}
OBJECTIVE In response to escalation of community violence, the U.S. Department of Commerce funded Home Health VNA (HHVNA), serving the Merrimack River valley communities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, for a project demonstrating innovative use of technology in screening for abuse and neglect. DESIGN All health care providers in the HHVNA were trained in screening through tools loaded on their personal digital assistants. SAMPLE The sample was comprised of patients served by HHVNA… CONTINUE READING