Family violence

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Sawyer, Simon. (2021). Family violence. In In Williams, Brett and Ross, Linda (Ed.). Paramedic principles and practice : A clinical reasoning approach pp. 986-1004 Elsevier Australia.
AuthorsSawyer, Simon
EditorsWilliams, Brett and Ross, Linda
Abstract

• Family violence refers to all forms of physical violence, psychological or emotional abuse, and neglect occurring within a family.
• Family violence is complex and there is no single factor which leads to the occurrence of violence.
• Paramedics are frequently called to attend the victims of violence, and the management may extend to more than physical injuries.
• Paramedics will need to be able to recognise the signs of violence first, and then connect patients with referral services.

Keywordsfamily violence; domestic violence; paramedics; paramedicine; abuse
Page range986-1004
Year2021
Book titleParamedic principles and practice : A clinical reasoning approach
PublisherElsevier Australia
Place of publicationChatswood, NSW
EditionSecond edition
ISBN9780729543064
Web address (URL)https://www.clinicalkey.com.au/nursing/#!/content/book/3-s2.0-B978072954306450074X
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Online2021
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