Leading medical and domestic violence experts challenged the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s conclusion that there is insufficient evidence to screen patients for domestic violence. Medical leaders from diverse fields asserted that the Task Force used the wrong criteria to assess screening, and warned that more victims and their children
This paper focuses on the need for accurate documentation and coding of domestic violence in medical records and provides recommendations on how to do so. The accurate and expanded documentation and coding for domestic violence in medical records can give us data and reimbursement mechanisms that will undeniably shape our
The new tool is ideal for health care providers providing care to children, parents and adolescents.
Complete with tips on how to conduct inquiry, assessment, intervention, documentation, and follow-up for domestic violence, along with facts and web links, this palm ready tool is available in two formats, for either the iSilo
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