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Computerized Screening for Intimate Partner Violence Is Feasible in the ED


Background: Intimate partner violence has serious consequences for the health of both adults and children. Estimates show that between 2- and 4-million women in the United States have experienced intimate partner violence, and up to 10-million children are exposed to it annually. The societal costs of intimate partner violence may be upwards of >$8 billion a year in the United States. The American College of Emergency Physicians has suggested that emergency personnel screen pati more...
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