Chapter 59. Intimate Partner Violence

  1. Brian H. Rowe MD, MSc, CCFP(EM), FCCP Professor Research Director
  1. Debra Houry MD, MPH Director Vice Chair

Published Online: 27 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303674.ch59

Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine

Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine

How to Cite

Houry, D. (2008) Intimate Partner Violence, in Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine (ed B. H. Rowe), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303674.ch59

Editor Information

  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Author Information

  1. Center for Injury Control, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161435

Online ISBN: 9781444303674



  • intimate partner violence;
  • database searches in Cochrane, MEDLINE and EMBASE;
  • Cochrane Library on domestic violence;
  • MEDLINE: domestic violence AND MEDLINE English articles AND EBM reviews;
  • EMBASE: domestic violence AND English articles AND adult and reviews;
  • screening for IPV - both safe and effective;
  • screen for IPV based on JCAHO mandates and medical organization recommendations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical scenario

  • Background

  • Clinical questions

  • General search strategy

  • Conclusions

  • Conflicts of interest

  • References