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By Jose A. Alvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

County warns medical community about strangulation


Last updated 2/21/2019 at 2:52pm

In an effort to save the lives of people who find themselves in physically abusive relationships, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency issued an advisory to the local medical community about strangulation, one of the most lethal forms of domestic violence.

The advisory informs San Diego County health care providers about the risks of intimate partner, nonfatal strangulation and provides links to resources and recommendations on what to do when they spot signs and symptoms.

Between 2007 and 2017, the San Diego County Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team, which is led by th...

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