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.
Alpert EJ. Violence in Intimate Relationships and the Practicing Internist: New “Disease” or New Agenda?. Ann Intern Med. 1995;123:774–781. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-123-10-199511150-00006
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1995;123(10):774-781.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use