Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 14th, 1998
The personal queries will break new ground in the way California hospitals deal with domestic violence.
Emergency room nurses at the hospital will ask every female patient whether her boyfriend(s) or husband have either hit or threatened to hit her in the past year. If she says yes, a team of experts will be mobilized.
"For the first time, it's like we're saying, 'Domestic violence is spoken here.' We're telling...
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