- Emergency medical response to intimate partner violence in Kenya. Maina, Geoffrey M. // Nursing Standard;1/28/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 21, p35
Aim To assess the response of health professionals working in a Kenyan hospital emergency department to patients who had experienced intimate partner violence and the obstacles they encountered. Methods In-depth interviews were conducted with 11 health professionals. Transcribed interviews were...
- Routine Screening for Intimate Partner Violence in VHA: A Timely Opportunity. Iverson, Katherine // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Feb2014, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p280
A letter to the editor is presented in response to articles "Screening for intimate partner violence (IPV) at VA emergency departments (EDs): the time is now," by N. Lutwak and "Screening for intimate partner violence: the time is now," by Mitchell D. Feldman.
- Battered System. Rawles, Portia // Fire Chief;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p74
The article discusses issues related to the presence of violence in fire departments in the U.S. The idea of being the victim or perpetrator of such violence creates a dilemma for most fire service personnel. Such a situation contradicts the fire service community's expectation that firefighters...
- The Social Health Intervention Project (SHIP): Protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial assessing the effectiveness of a brief motivational intervention for problem drinking and intimate partner violence in an urban emergency department. Rhodes, Karin V.; Rodgers, Melissa; Sommers, Marilyn; Hanlon, Alexandra; Crits-Christoph, Paul // BMC Emergency Medicine;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, preceding p1
Background There is a strong reciprocal association between two highly prevalent public health problems: intimate partner violence and heavy drinking, both of which remain major sources of morbidity and mortality. Brief interventions in the Emergency Department setting have been found to be...
- BY THE NUMBERS. // Marie Claire (US Edition);Dec2014, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p129
Statistics are presented regarding the cost of intimate partner violence in the U.S.
- Violence against women: an urgent public health priority. Garcia-Moreno, Claudia; Watts, Charlotte // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Jan2011, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p2
The authors opine regarding the need to prioritize research on and prevention of violence against women. The article notes that addressing such violence is fundamental to achieving several Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Increases in research on the prevalence of intimate partner violence...
- Client Assessment Tools. Hallett, J. M. // Family Advocate;Sep2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p42
The article highlights assessment tools for intimate partner violence including the article "Intimate Partner Violence: Development of a Brief Risk Assessment for the Emergency Department" and the web sites located at www.theduluthmodel.org and the www.collaborativepractice.com.
- Arizona hospital teams receive training in detecting domestic abuse. // Primary Care Weekly;11/25/96, Vol. 2 Issue 46, p8
Highlights a training session for hospital personnel on the identification, treatment and referral of victims of domestic violence. Response to need for comprehensive policies on how hospital emergency departments deal with the protection of domestic violence victims; Clinical skills; Cultural...
- cne QUIZ. // Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing;Nov2010, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p496
A quiz on intimate partner violence is presented.
- journal scan. Tindale, Rabina // Emergency Nurse;Feb2005, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p6
Presents three medical research. Results of a study on the opinion of emergency department patients on the screening for intimate partner violence among women; Information on a study on airway assessment score; Findings of a study on the management of ankle sprains.