Flashcards in Intimate partner violence Lecture 5 Deck (10):
What does the term IPV or intimate partner violence describes?
-describes physical, emotional, pscholgical harm by current or former spouse.
What are the 4 main types of IPV?
Stalking is also part of IPV.
What are the stats of IPV between men and women?
-about 1.3 million women and 835k men are assaulted by IPV. 33% of female murder victims are due to intimate partner violence.
-More than 3 women a day are murdered by partner.
-On average 24 people per minute are victims of physical violence or stalking
-30-60% would also abuse the children int he house
-85% of victims are women
What are dentist mandate to report?
Only mandate to report potentially life threatening gun woulds or sharp object injuries.
2nd or 3rd degree burns to over 5% of the body must be reported.
-Must be reported by physcian or manager
-everything else youre not a mandated reporter
When a study was conducted about victims of domestic violence and need from dental professions, what are the findings?
88.6 of participants who vistied the dentist werent asked about their injuries
69.2% of respondendants indicated they would have wanted to be asked about their injurires
-Dental professionals need to take more active role as 75% of IPV injuries occur to head, neck and mouth
What are some clinical signs of domestic violence?
- Patterned bruises on the neck from attempted strangulations
-Soft and hard palate bruises or abrasions from implements of pentration indicated forced seual act
-Intraoral trauma from slaps or punches or damage to he soft tissues.
Why is strangulation is an indicator of high level IPV?
Because it can escalate to death. 11-33 pounds of pressure on neck can result into brain death in 4-5 minutes.
Why do women stay in abusive relationship?
-Fear --> 75% of women die due to domestic violence is due to leaving the batter
What is AVDR?