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"I have to ask you ma'am, is your husband abusing you at home?" "NO, NO WAY! HE WOULDN'T EVER!!" "Sadly, reflexes are normal..." 1 August, 2007

Reference Number: DCDL-0003657

The scene is a doctor's surgery. A woman with a black eye and bruises and with her arm in a sling denies very strongly that her husband has been abusing her when the doctor asks her this question. Refers to the suggestion that patients be routinely asked this question when the go to a hospital. Follows in the wake of more child abuse cases.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Child abuse, Medical offices, Physicians and Wife abuse.

Part of:
Moreu, Michael, 1969-: [Digital cartoons published from 1 March 2007 onwards in the Christchurch Press], Reference Number DC-Group-0031 (502 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 250 dpi; Grey scale (8 bit); Pixel dimensions 2096 x 1476. Single art work

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