Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 13th, 1998
Demetrios N. Kyriacou and colleagues studied 46 women who presented to an emergency department (ED) with acute injury due to assault by their male partner. They wanted to determine if there was an association between predicted variables and injury to women from domestic violence.
"The development of effective prevention strategies for acute injury from domestic violence against women requires a better epidemiologic understanding of the major risk factors," said the researchers.
In this study,...
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