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Characteristics of interpersonal violence in adult victims at the Adult Emergency Trauma Centre (AETC) of Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

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Introduction

Globally, the burden of interpersonal violence and its significant impact on mortality, morbidity and disability makes it a major public health problem which necessitates intervention. This article examines characteristics of victims of interpersonal violence and violent events in Malawi. The focus is on a population that has been traditionally neglected in literature.

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Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) mainta...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4314/mmj.v32i1.6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
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Name:
Tropical Health Education Trust - UK Department for International Development Health Partnership Scheme
Publisher:
College of Medicine and the Medical Association of Malawi
Journal:
Malawi Medical Journal More from this journal
Volume:
32
Issue:
1
Pages:
24-30
Publication date:
2020-03-31
Acceptance date:
2020-02-13
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EISSN:
1995-7270
ISSN:
1995-7262
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1100821
Local pid:
pubs:1100821
Deposit date:
2020-04-21

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