Karen Oehme, Nat Stern, Elizabeth Donnelly, and Rebecca Melvin,
Improving the Emergency Medical Services System’s Response to Domestic Violence,
26 Health Matrix
Available at: http://scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/healthmatrix/vol26/iss1/9
The article examines the need of a strategy in the U.S. for the emergency health care that would include an role for emergency medical services (EMS) in preventing domestic violence. Topics discussed include ways to increase the degree of consistency and accountability of the EMS system, training on domestic violence for EMS personnel, and requirement of universal screening of female patients for domestic violence.