Practical Reviews

Female Facial Trauma of Undetermined Origin Points to Partner Violence

Key PickKey Reviews are selected for their clinical importance or significance and are marked with a key icon.

Objective: To determine whether defined screening questions combined with injury location provides a set of markers with better specificity toward interpersonal violence in females. Design: A prospective study of patients with facial trauma of undetermined origin. Participants/Methods: 300 patients reporting to the emergency department with trauma of unknown origin were entered into the study. Injury to the facial area combined with a positive response to specific questions (whethe more...
To view this content, you must be a logged in subscriber to
Please Login to view this content.