This updated and expanded edition of "Physician's Guide to
Domestic Violence," first published in 1995, includes contributions by seven significant
leaders in the health care field.
Physician's Guide to Intimate Partner Violence and
A Reference for All Health Care Professionals ~
This excellent resource belongs in every doctors', nurses' and health care professionals
office...as well as each resource library of all hospitals and university
Patricia Salber, MD and Ellen Taliaferro, MD
Completely revised, Physician's Guide to IPVA utilizes state of the art content based on the
latest peer-reviewed literature, guidance on routine screening and what to do once the abuse is
recognized; an expanded chapter on batterers -- including what to do if the batterer is your
patient and information about batterer treatment programs; and expanded chapter on legal issues
-- Covering mandated reporting, impact of HIPAA, what victims can expect from the legal system,
and information for health professionals called to testify in IPVA cases.
It also includes hot new topics in IPVA, specifically the impact of adverse childhood
experiences (ACE), including exposure to IPVA, on long term health outcomes and primary
prevention of IPVA - what clinicians need to know (and do) to prevent intimate partner violence
from occurring in the first place.
The book includes contributions by: Vincent Felitti, MD, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care
Program; Robert F. Anda, MD, Centers for Disease Control; Rachel Davis, MSW; Corinne
Graffunder, MPH; Brigid McCaw, MD, Clinical Lead, Family Violence Prevention Services Kaiser
Permanente; Gael Strack, Director of the City of San Diego Family Justice Center; and, Larry
Cohen, MSW, Executive Director, The Prevention Institute.
Every hospital, resource library, medical school, medical student, emergency room and all
health care professionals should have multiple copies of this book on hand. Order it today.
(Available in April 2006) Contact us for bulk purchase discounts.