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This study tested the effectiveness of computer-assisted screening for identifying patients at risk of intimate partner violence (IPV) in a Canadian family practice. It was hypothesized that the use of computer-assisted screening among female patients would lead to higher rates of IPV discussion-opportunity and IPV detection during medical consultations, compared to patients receiving standard medical care.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Screening
Screening for Partner Violence
Interactive computer based health-risk survey before doctor's visit
St. Michael's Hospital
Active, not recruiting
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:42:12-0400
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