Year 2020, Volume 2 , Issue 1, Pages 35 - 40 2020-03-01

A City in Anatolia; Revealing Domestic Violence in The Emergency Department in Çorum
Anadolu’da Bir Şehir; Çorum’da Acil Servisde Aile İçi Şiddetin Ortaya Konması

Hüseyin ÜLGER [1]


Aim: In this study, it was aimed to reveal the level and dimension of the violence experienced by women who applied to the emergency service with domestic violence (DV).
Method: The Severity of Violence Assessment Scale (SVAS) was performed in 176 cases who applied to emergency department and expressed them were under domestic violence.
Results: Women who were under domestic violence were evaluated according to SVAS. It was found that 3.4% were SVAS-1, 30.1% were SVAS-2, 64.2% were SVAS-3 according to the scale. It was reported that 67% of the emergency service applications were due to physical violence only. The level of violence and also the type of violence was changing with the educational and marital status of the cases, the person who was applying it and the type of application were also effecting the violence severity (p<0.05).
Conclusıon: According to the violence scale, most frequently, second and third level applications such as slap, push, punch and injuries apply to the emergency service. Early precautions should be taken and strict follow-up should be carried out for this level of violence to prevent mortality hence the situation may progress to higher levels.

Amaç: Bu çalışmayla acil servise aile içi şiddetle (AİŞ) başvuran kadınların maruz kaldıkları şiddet düzeyi ve boyutunun ortaya konması amaçlanmıştır.
Yöntem: AİŞ gördüğünü bildiren ve acil servislere başvuran 176 olgunun, Şiddetin Ciddiyetini Değerlendirme Skalası (ŞCDS) yapıldı.
Bulgular׃ AİŞ’e uğrayan kadınların ŞCDS göre kadınların %3,4'ü ŞCDS-1, %30,1’i ŞCDS-2, %64,2'si ŞCDS-3 idi. Acil başvurularının %67’sinin sadece fiziksel şiddet içerikli olduğu saptandı. Olguların eğitim ve medeni durumu ile şiddetin seviyesi değişmekte ve ayrıca şiddetin türü, şiddeti uygulayan kişi ve başvuru şekli de şiddeti etkilemektedir(p<0.05).
Sonuç: Şiddet skalasına göre acil servise en sık tokat, itme, yumruk, yaralanma şeklinde, ikinci ve üçüncü düzeyde başvurular gerçekleşmektedir. Bu düzeydeki yaralanmaların daha üst seviyelere ilerlememesi ve mortal seyretmemesi için erken dönemde alınabilecek önlem ve sıkı takiple yaralanmalar azaltılabilir. 

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Primary Language tr
Subjects Emergency Medicine
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1611-7118
Author: Hüseyin ÜLGER (Primary Author)
Institution: ADANA ŞEHİR HASTANESİ, ACİL TIP
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : October 12, 2019
Acceptance Date : January 2, 2020
Publication Date : March 1, 2020

AMA ÜLGER H . Anadolu’da Bir Şehir; Çorum’da Acil Servisde Aile İçi Şiddetin Ortaya Konması. Phnx Med J.. 2020; 2(1): 35-40.