Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Physicians should be more aware of the signs that a patient, most likely a woman, is a victim of domestic violence and provide the appropriate treatment. Ways in which physicians can determine if a woman is the victim of violence include treating repeated injuries and injuries in hard-to-reach places.
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Citation: Patient Care. Vol. 27, no. 18 (November 15, 1993), pp. 63-101.
Sarah J. Buell, Lucy M. Candib, Joan Dauphine and Marian R. Sassetti. "Domestic violence: it can happen to anyone. (includes related articles and patient information) (Special Issue: Women's Health)" (1993)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lucy_candib/56/