An emergency medicine approach to violence throughout the life cycle

Title

An emergency medicine approach to violence throughout the life cycle

Creator

Muelleman R L; Reuwer J; Sanson T G; Gerson L; Woolard B; Yancy A H; Bernstein E

Publisher

Academic Emergency Medicine

Date

1996
1996-07

Description

This document by the SAEM Public Health and Education Committee outlines the public health impact of interpersonal violence as it pertains to acute emergency care. This paper provides an overview of violence through the life cycle (i.e., child abuse, youth violence, intimate violence, and elderly abuse). It also makes specific recommendations regarding the role emergency physicians can play in reducing violence through medical education, research, surveillance, public education, advocacy, and clinical practice.

Subject

children; death; domestic violence; elder abuse; Emergency Medicine; Health; injury; outcomes; physician; prevalence; SAEM position paper; special contribution; trauma; victims; violence; women

Format

Journal Article

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Rights

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Pages

708-715

Issue

7

Volume

3

Citation

Muelleman R L; Reuwer J; Sanson T G; Gerson L; Woolard B; Yancy A H; Bernstein E, “An emergency medicine approach to violence throughout the life cycle,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed November 27, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/6587.

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