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IPV

Intimate partner violence: Includes Physical, Sexual, Threats of physical or sexual violence and psychological/emotional abuse and/or coercive tactics

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Child Abuse

Includes Neglect, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Emotional abuse

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Adolescent dating violence

Includes Physical, Sexual, Psychological/emotional violence within a dating relationship and includes stalking

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Elder Abuse

Includes physical abuse/neglect, psychological abuse/neglect, financial abuse/neglect, sexual abuse or abusive sexual contact

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Effects of violence on women's health

-Injury serious enough to require medical attention
-Abused women have significantly more chronic health and psychological problems
-Forced sex that accompanies physical abuse contributes to a host of reproductive health problems
-Detrimental effects on fetus during pregnancy
-By uncovering abuse in early stages, it is hoped the pattern of violence can be stopped and long-term health problems can be avoided or minimized

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EASI questionnaire

Elder Abuse Suspicion Index

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How often should you screen for IPV?

Asking every woman at every health care encounter if she has been abused by a husband, boyfriend, or other intimate partner or ex-partner

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What to inspect on a child for signs of abuse?

Level of consciousness,
Hygiene, Significant injuries can be hidden under clothing, diapers, socks, and long hair, Bruising in “atypical” places such as buttocks, hands, feet, and abdomen is exceedingly rare and should arouse concern, Any bruise in shape of an object should be considered highly specific for abuse, Bruising found in non mobile children should raise concern for further injury, including fractures and intracranial injury

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Bruise can be interchangeably used with

Contusion

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Laceration can be related to

Avulsion

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Ecchymosis is related to

Senile purpura

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Petechiae is related to

Purpura

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Rug Burn can be used interchangeably with

Friction Abrasion

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Incision can be used interchangeably with

Sharp injury

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Stab wounds are

deep, penetrating sharp injuries

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Hematoma is a collection of blood usually due to what?

Blunt force trauma

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AAS tool?

Abuse Assessment Screening

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IPV stressors amongst Ethnic and Racial minorities

Social stressors, Legal regulations, lack of access, Cultural values and gender roles