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Topic 5 DQ 10 Student: Leila Wright Grand Canyon University: NRS-429VN January 26 th 2021 1
Topic 5 DQ 10 What characteristics would lead a provider to suspect domestic violence, child abuse, or elder abuse is taking place within a family? Discuss your facility's procedure for reporting these types of abuse. There are various types of abuse that can occur examples include; physical, sexual, emotional and neglect. Abuse can occur at any age with the most vulnerable being the young or the elderly population. Intimate partner abuse is abuse that occurs from a partner of spouse that can be either sexual, physical, or psychological harm (Grand Canyon University, 2018). There are various physical signs to look for unexplained bruising particularly around the neck, wrists, and upper arms (Bartlett et al, n.d.). Nurses should also be aware that there may not always be physical signs, some more subtle signs to be aware of can be seen in a person’s demeanor. Patient’s of

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