Acad Radiol 2022 May 18. Epub 2022 May 18.
Department of Radiology, Division of Emergency Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02215; Department of Radiology, Trauma Imaging Research and Innovation Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02215. Electronic address:
Rationale And Objectives: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health issue. This study aims to characterize IPV-related injuries in trauma patients presenting to emergency departments (ED) who required hospitalization.
Materials And Methods: Trauma registries of two Level 1 trauma centers were searched for assault-related ED visits by adults reporting "abuse" over 3 and 5 years to identify IPV victims. Read More