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Caring for people who experience domestic abuse

01 May 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Domestic abuse can affect anyone and is recognised as a global problem that results in physical, psychological and economic harm. People who experience domestic...

Domestic violence and men

18 June 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses the factors that influence or induce domestic violence, and why men who experience domestic violence decline to report or admit to a problem...

Child protection: defining ‘harm’

01 November 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Ethics & Law

The definition of ‘harm’ in the Children Act 1989 has been amended by S.120 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002, quoted below.

An A&E-based screening project is helping nurses to identify domestic abuse. Alison Moore reports

12 June 2007

Nursing Standard

Feature

Asking patients about domestic violence requires skill and tact. But in one trust staff have been trained to approach the subject routinely with all adult patients –...

Using a computerised patient-alert system

01 April 2013

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

The information technology systems used in most modern emergency departments alert staff to patients who require special management, including those with infections...

Investigating patients’ experiences: methodological usefulness of interpretive interactionism

21 September 2012

Nurse Researcher

A&S Science

Aim To demonstrate the methodological usefulness of interpretive interactionism by applying it to the example of a study investigating healthcare experiences of...

Emergency medical response to intimate partner violence in Kenya

28 January 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To assess the response of health professionals working in a Kenyan hospital emergency department to patients who had experienced intimate partner violence and...

Domestic violence against men

27 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article reviews the literature relating to domestic violence against men and examines some of the reasons why men are reluctant to report violent episodes. The...

Improving the health care of women living with domestic abuse

29 June 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore the healthcare experiences of women living with domestic abuse, specifically in relation to the primary care setting. Method A qualitative study was...

Working with women and children experiencing domestic violence

01 February 2011

Primary Health Care

General

Two women a week die in the UK as a result of interpersonal violence. It occurs throughout society and has a devastating effect on survivors, their families and...