Violence-related injury and intimate partner violence in an urban emergency department.

@article{Lipsky2004ViolencerelatedIA,
  title={Violence-related injury and intimate partner violence in an urban emergency department.},
  author={Sherry Lipsky and Raul Caetano and C. A. Field and Shahrzad Hejazi Bazargan},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2004},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={352-9}
}
BACKGROUND To facilitate the identification of ED patients at risk for intimate partner violence (IPV), we assessed the relationship of acute violence-related injury and history of IPV victimization or perpetration. METHODS : This cross-sectional study systematically sampled patients presenting to an urban ED. Reason for visit, past year history of IPV victimization and perpetration, alcohol and drug use and abuse, and sociodemographic factors were assessed. We hypothesized that violence… CONTINUE READING