Case Studies in Partner Violence
American Academy of Family Physicians.
Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims
A well documented medical record can strengthen domestic violence cases when they are brought to court. It constitutes third-party factual evidence corroborating or establishing that abuse has occurred and may be useful to pro se litigants in a variety of less formal legal contexts. [PDF]
Domestic Violence CME Course: Online CME from the Virtual Lecture Hall
Offering truly interactive, online Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses and AMA Category 1 credits for physicians.
Forensic Nursing Techniques
Information on screening for violence in a medical setting.
GAO Report on Pregnant Women and Domestic Violence
Violence Against Women: Data on Pregnant Victims and Effectiveness of Prevention Strategies. Report from the General Accounting Office in PDF format.
Risk Factors for Injury to Women from Domestic Violence
Article - New England Journal of Medicine
The Role of the Pediatrician in Recognizing and Intervening on Behalf of Abused Women (RE9748)
Pediatricians are in a position to recognize abused women in pediatric settings. Intervening on behalf of battered women is an active form of child abuse prevention. Knowledge of local resources and state laws for reporting abuse are emphasized. American Academy of Pediatrics
Understanding The Victims of Spousal Abuse by Frank Ochberg
Article by Frank M. Ochberg, MD, adjunct professor of psychiatry, criminal justice and journalism at Michigan State University. Author of Post Traumatic Therapy and Victims of Violence.