ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence - ABC Series by Susan Bewley
ABC Domestic and Sexual Violence is a practical guide for all healthcare professionals who care for individuals who have been abused (knowingly or not) and who want to know more…
ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence synopsis
ABC Domestic and SexualViolence is a practical guide for all healthcare professionals who care for individuals who have been abused (knowingly or not) and who want to know more to help their patients. It uses a positive and practical approach, focusing on simple history taking skills, clinical advice and pitfalls to help demystify what is often considered a sensitive or difficult area.
ABC's new title covers the background and epidemiology, including: international and cultural perspectives, popular presentations, how to identify abuse, and guidance on subsequent acute and long-term medical and psychosocial interventions. Provides guidance on legal perspectives including documents, sources of assistance and advice.
While focusing mainly on women, it will also cover aspects related to children and men. It also includes testimonies of victims and case scenarios throughout.
From a multidisciplinary team of ABC contributors to domestic and sexualviolence it is ideal for all general practitioners, accidents and emergencies, practice nurses, health visitors, midwives, social workers, and other primary and secondary healthcare professionals.
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