ERIC Number: EJ512980
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Clinical Assessment of Gang Violence Risk through History and Physical Exam.
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, v6 n2 p209-16 1995
Presents a model that combines patient medical history and physical examination as a risk-assessment model for gang violence risk and as a tool in promoting violence prevention. The paper explains the evaluation methodology and criteria and offers examples of questioning techniques designed to obtain assessment information. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Proceedings of the National Conference on Health Care for the Poor and Underserved "Preventing Violence and Abusive Behavior: A Public Health Agenda" (7th, Nashville, TN, October 3-5, 1994). Journal availability: Institute for Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, Mehary Medical College, 1005 D.B. Todd Blvd., Nashville, TN 37208.