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Domestic Violence: A Handbook for Health Professionals

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7467.689 (Published 16 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:689
  1. Jo Nurse (Jo.Nurse@lshtm.ac.uk), consultant in public health
  1. Portsmouth and Southampton Primary Care Trust

    The UK health sector has only recently woken up to the idea that domestic violence is more than a private matter that health professionals should not get involved with. This book goes a long way to making the case for why the health sector should address domestic violence and then provides a practical outline of how to implement an appropriate response.


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    Ed Jo Ann Rosenfeld

    Routledge, £16.99, pp 248 ISBN 0 415 28220 9

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