Archive: October2012

Ready, Willing, and Able: Nurses in Disasters

Ready, Willing, and Able: Nurses in Disasters

Not surprisingly, I have had an influx of emails this week from nurses asking about formal opportunities to assist in disasters. Coincidentally, Medscape published this article at the beginning of the month that I had intended to post. As with…

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The Day After

We are very fortunate to have ridden out the storm with relatively little damage. But following along on Twitter last night for real time updates, it was clear many of you did not. And many of you were in the…

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Since Last we Spoke, 10-29-12

Since Last we Spoke, 10-29-12

A slightly abbreviated list of things I've been reading since last we spoke, as we anticipate worsening weather (with potential power outages) as Sandy hits. Hope everyone in the storm's path is hunkered down, safe and warm (and dry). Want…

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Articles of Note: October Edition

Articles of Note: October Edition

Happily, my trip to Japan has been cancelled (I remember a time that would be devastating news--now it is an absolute gift); this means I can catch up on a few things, like an Articles of Note post for instance. What follows…

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Health Care Providers’ Training Needs Related to Human Trafficking

Health Care Providers’ Training Needs Related to Human Trafficking

Long time readers know that FHO often serves as my virtual filing cabinet. It's one of the reasons I started the site--so I'd have a place to keep (and share) relevant info I run across in my travels. Here's a…

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Depictions of Children in Media and Pornography: Implications for Prevention

Depictions of Children in Media and Pornography: Implications for Prevention

PreventConnect has a webinar coming up, Depictions of Children in Media and Pornography: Implications for Prevention. It will be held November 14th from 2-3:30pm ET. If you're planning on attending, my recommendation is that you register ASAP, as their offerings…

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VA Resources for Intimate Partner Violence

VA Resources for Intimate Partner Violence

For those of you providing care for military and veteran populations, this might be of particular interest: the Veterans Health Administration Research and Development section is hosting a webinar, VA Resources for Intimate Partner Violence. The session will be held…

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Since Last We Spoke, 10-22-12

Since Last We Spoke, 10-22-12

It's a very busy time here at FHO. I am always traveling, but these next 3 weeks will be a beast as I head to Twin Falls, Idaho this week, followed by Misawa AFB in Japan, and then Portland, OR,…

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Legislative Interference with the Patient–Physician Relationship

Legislative Interference with the Patient–Physician Relationship

I wanted to share this piece from the New England Journal of Medicine, Legislative Interference with the Patient-Physician Relationship. It's really apropos of how *any* of us interact with our patients, the type of anticipatory guidance we provide, and the…

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Notfound.org

Last night I tweeted an article from one of my favorite business mags about an organization called Notfound.org. They are taking the concept of pictures of missing kids on milk cartons and tweeking it to use space on 404 pages (those…

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Continuum of Evidence for Domestic Violence Services

Continuum of Evidence for Domestic Violence Services

First, let me just say how fantastic it was to meet so many readers this past week in Puerto Rico. I loved the feedback and stories of how you all are using the information from this site. Thanks for making…

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Welcome New Readers!

Welcome New Readers!

We've had a huge influx of new readers here at FHO this month. For those of you trying to subscribe, please note you must click on the link Feedburner sent you to activate the subscription. Otherwise I can see you…

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Absence of Anogenital Injury

Absence of Anogenital Injury

I'm pleased to announce that my most recent article, Absence of Anogenital Injury in the Adolescent/Adult Female Sexual Assault Patient (PDF), is now available for download from the AEquitas website. Please feel free to share!

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Sexual Assault Cold Case Survivors and the Neurobiology of Trauma

Sexual Assault Cold Case Survivors and the Neurobiology of Trauma

The DNA Resource Center is offering a webinar October 23rd at 1pm ET: Sexual Assault Cold Case Survivors and the Neurobiology of Trauma. It's being presented by one of my favorite people, Dr. Rebecca Campbell. Register for the session here.…

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International Day of the Girl Child

International Day of the Girl Child

October 11th, 2012 has been designated as the 1st International Day of the Girl Child by the United Nations General Assembly. "The day was established to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges they face around the world." Check out…

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The Impact of Human Trafficking on Children

The Impact of Human Trafficking on Children

The National Child Protection Training Center is offering a webinar: The Impact of Human Trafficking on Children. The session will be held Thursday, October 18th at 2pm CST. There is a $30 registration fee, which unfortunately doesn't provide CEs for…

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#IAFN2012

#IAFN2012

I am in Puerto Rico, preparing for this year's Assembly, which is one of the highlights of my year. I always look forward to this annual gathering, both because of the content of the conference and the people with whom…

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Clinical Guide: Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence Victimization

Clinical Guide: Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence Victimization

I had a request for literature related to TBI & domestic violence victimization, so I thought I would post the lit compilation for FHO readers. As always, let me know if you want the word doc. Scientific Journal Articles (by…

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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

I think about body language a lot--particularly when I'm in court. I am always very aware of my posture and position when I am sitting listening to testimony and certainly when I am on the stand. There's no question body…

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Half the Sky

Half the Sky

Half the Sky, a documentary based on the book of the same name, was shown on PBS October 1 & 2. However, if you missed it, it's available in its entirety thru October 10 online. I haven't seen it yet,…

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