Gurjit Kaur, DO Department of General Internal Medicine and Women’s Health Center at The Gault Women’s Health and Breast Pavilion, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Linda Herbert, LISW Department of Social Work, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Address: Gurjit Kaur, DO, Department of General Internal Medicine, A91, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ABSTRACTIntimate partner violence is as prevalent as many conditions for which we routinely screen. Yet intimate partner violence remains underdiagnosed and undertreated. Physicians and other health care workers are in a unique position to detect it and intervene. This article reviews what we can do, what we should do, and what we legally and ethically must do.