Elaine J. Alpert, MD, MPH
Domestic violence is endemic in U.S. society and is seen in nearly every venue of medical care. A history of abuse should be considered and routinely queried in all women who present for emergency care, should be suspected in any woman who presents with an injury, and should be routinely screened for in primary care settings.
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Alpert EJ. Violence in Intimate Relationships and the Practicing Internist: New “Disease” or New Agenda?. Ann Intern Med. 1995;123:774-781. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-123-10-199511150-00006
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1995;123(10):774-781.
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