Unseen Intimate Partner Violence in the Emergency Department

Gwenyth Mercep ’22 Domestic abuse incidence is pervasive and tightly correlated with a large scope of disproportionate health disparities yet is largely underrepresented in data collection. Individuals who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) access the emergency department (ED) more often compared to their counterparts and most notably for chronic and long withstanding health conditions [1]. Despite guidance urging emergency medicine (EM) physicians to screen patients … Continue reading Unseen Intimate Partner Violence in the Emergency Department