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NCJ Number: 148592 Find in a Library
Title: Domestic Violence: A Directory of Protocols for Health Care Providers
Corporate Author: Education Development Ctr
Higher Education Ctr for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: American Medical Assoc
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This directory contains 25 abstracts of protocols and manuals for use by health care providers in identifying, assessing, and treating victims of domestic assault.
Abstract: The protocols abstracted in the directory provide information about the prevalence of domestic violence, the abusive cycle, profiles of victims and abusers, sample scripts for initiating discussion, assessment tools and reporting forms, descriptions of legal issues to consider, and sources of referral. For each protocol, the directory includes an abstract, a quick-reference chart highlighting crucial elements such as the targeted health care personnel and the type of violence, a contact person, and ordering information.
Main Term(s): Victims of violent crime
Index Term(s): Child abuse detection; Medical and dental services; Spouse abuse detection
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