October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The US Preventive Services Task Force has released a Recommendations Statement on screening patients for domestic violence. The statement can be accessed at: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf12/ipvelder/ipvelderfinalrs.htm.
Additional evidence-based resources can be found in PubMed. Check for the TU Link in the upper right hand corner of the screen to link to full-text articles.