Physician's Guide to Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse (Autographed by Dr. T)

This updated and expanded edition of "Physician's Guide to Domestic Violence," first published in 1995, includes contributions by seven significant leaders in the health care field.

Physician's Guide to Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse

A Reference for All Health Care Professionals ~
This excellent resource belongs in every doctors', nurses' and health care professionals well as each resource library of all hospitals and university

Patricia Salber, MD and Ellen Taliaferro, MD

Completely revised, Physician's Guide to IPVA utilizes state of the art content based on the latest peer-reviewed literature, guidance on routine screening and what to do once the abuse is recognized; an expanded chapter on batterers -- including what to do if the batterer is your patient and information about batterer treatment programs; and expanded chapter on legal issues -- Covering mandated reporting, impact of HIPAA, what victims can expect from the legal system, and information for health professionals called to testify in IPVA cases.

It also includes hot new topics in IPVA, specifically the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACE), including exposure to IPVA, on long term health outcomes and primary prevention of IPVA - what clinicians need to know (and do) to prevent intimate partner violence from occurring in the first place.

The book includes contributions by: Vincent Felitti, MD, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program; Robert F. Anda, MD, Centers for Disease Control; Rachel Davis, MSW; Corinne Graffunder, MPH; Brigid McCaw, MD, Clinical Lead, Family Violence Prevention Services Kaiser Permanente; Gael Strack, Director of the City of San Diego Family Justice Center; and, Larry Cohen, MSW, Executive Director, The Prevention Institute.

Every hospital, resource library, medical school, medical student, emergency room and all health care professionals should have multiple copies of this book on hand. Order it today. (Available in April 2006) Contact us for bulk purchase discounts.


Well Writing Five WellWriting Ways to Regain Your Health and Life

WellWriting For Health After Trauma and Abuse

The Print Book
160 pages

Do you find yourself strangely "stuck" in your life even though you have escaped the past trauma and abuse in your life? If so, you are not alone. 

Many survivors find themselves coping with more diseases or feelings of being at dis-ease than their friends who have never been in a traumatic or abusive situation.

If you – or someone you support – is a domestic violence survivor who struggles with health and life challenges, Dr. T’s new book is for you.


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Handbook: Respond to Intimate Partner Violence - 10 Action Steps You Can Take to Help Your Patients and Your Practice

by  Ellen H. Taliaferro, MD & Zita J. Surprenant, MD

Publisher: Medical Directions, Inc.

Binding: Paperback
List Price: $29.95
Pages: 97
Edition: First
ISBN-13: 978-0-9789793-0-0
ISBN-10: 0-9789793-0-3
Library of Congress Control #: 2006934599 

This practical handbook and its accompanying CD-ROM are invaluable resources for busy clinicians who must deal with the problems of domestic violence in their practices. The book is based on the award-winning online continuing medical education program, Current Management of Domestic Violence – Responding to IPV, also available at The Virtual Lecture Hall.

The authors provide thoughtful guidance on screening, documentation, safety counselling, community referral, and dealing with partner violence in special situations. The CD contains downloadable resources and Internet links from the online CME program.



After the Diagnosis: How to Look Out for Yourself or a Loved One

by Donna L. Pikula

Publisher: Books 2 Help You

Binding: Paperback
List Price: $17.97
Pages: 296
Edition: First
ISBN-13: 978-0976897002
ISBN-10: 0976897008 

After the Diagnosis provides basic information about health care and commonsense tips every person and caregiver can use in one handy reference. This book is an excellent way to better understand the big picture after you’ve been diagnosed with an illness and what you need to do for yourself or a loved one in today’s complicated medical world.

This book shows you how to be a smart patient by wisely choosing a patient advocate, asking the right questions, reading test results and prescriptions, locating associations that provide reliable information about health conditions and services, seeking second (or third) opinions, and finding top hospital/care centers and specialists, and much more. A smart patient knows how to use their skills to make informed decisions along with health care providers. Being a smart patient is the best way to increase the chances of having a successful medical journey.

After the Diagnosis is the resource everyone needs to become a smart patient, and the best part is, no prior medical knowledge is necessary to learn from it.

* Medical errors and adverse health care effects are the third leading cause of death in the U.S.

* This comprehensive book can help you avoid becoming a medical error statistic.

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