Letters Intimate partner violence

Study shows that more must be done to detect domestic violence

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3946 (Published 18 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3946
  1. William P Whitehouse, paediatric neurologist1
  1. 1University of Nottingham, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
  1. william.whitehouse{at}nottingham.ac.uk

The abridged Cochrane systematic review on screening women for intimate partner violence in healthcare settings acknowledged that intimate partner violence is an important health problem, and that screening for domestic violence in healthcare settings can identify survivors.1 However, the authors’ conclusions …

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