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Intimate Partner Violence: Current Research in the ED Setting

Intimate Partner Violence: Current Research in the ED Setting

A Public Health Seminar, delivered on Monday, April 18, 2011, titled: "Intimate Partner Violence: Identification and Interventions Current Research", delivered by Debra Houry, MD, MPH Director, Center for Injury Control Vice Chair for Research, Emergency Medicine Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Recent systematic reviews have noted a lack of evidence that screening for intimate partner violence does more good than harm. Dr. Houry will talk about her study using a computer kiosk for identification and referral of intimate partner violence in the ED setting resulted in safety behaviors or contact with referrals. Her team conducted a prospective, observational study in which a convenience sample of male and female ED patients triaged to the waiting room who screened positive (on a computer... Show More


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