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Domestic Violence: The “Rule of Thumb”: 2008 Western Trauma Association Presidential Address

Davis, James W. MD, FACS

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery: November 2008 - Volume 65 - Issue 5 - p 969-974
doi: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31817f9e6f
Original Articles

From the Department of Surgery, UCSF/Fresno, Fresno, California.

Submitted for publication May 8, 2008.

Accepted for publication May 12, 2008.

Presented as the Presidential Address at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association, February 24–March 1, 2008, Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, California.

Address for reprints: James W. Davis, MD, FACS, Community Regional Medical Center, 2823 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93721; email:

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.