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A Review of 300 Attempted Strangulation Cases Part I: Criminal Legal Issues

The Journal of Emergency Medicine - 2002

Three hundred strangulation cases, submitted for misdemeanor prosecution to the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, were evaluated to determine the signs and symptoms of attempted strangulation that could be used to corroborate the victim’s allegation... Read More

Walking and Talking Victims of Strangulation: Is there a New Epidemic? A Commentary

The Journal of Emergency Medicine - 2001

This issue of the Journal of Emergency Medicine presents five articles addressing the issue of manual strangulation in surviving victims of intimate partner violence. These landmark articles reveal to the medical community what the social... Read More

Realities for Immigrant Populations

Pendleton and Kemp - 2000

Created by Gail Pendleton and Ellen Kemp in 2000, this document discusses the realities of the legal system for immigrant populations. It addresses lack of knowledge, misinformation, fear, language and gender, culture and religion, economic... Read More

Evaluation and Management of the Sexually Assaulted or Sexually Abused Patient

American College of Emergency Physicians - 1999

To minimize unnecessary variations in care, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), in concert with a broad range of clinical, legal, forensic, judicial, advocate, and other organizations, has developed the following consensus approach to... Read More

SB697 – Hospital Community Benefits – California Legislation

State of California - 1994

This document details CA SB 697. This bill requires non-profit hospitals to annually adopt and update a community benefits plan in order to provide community benefits. This document also states that each non-profit hospital is... Read More