The following articles have the tag partner violence
SCREENING women for intimate partner violence in primary care does not significantly improve their quality of life, health or recurrence of the violence, a US study has found.
ROUTINELY asking women seeking medical advice about violent partners does not significantly decrease abuse or improve their quality of life, research reveals. The finding is at odds with RACGP recommendations to screen all pregnant women for domestic violence and with mandatory screening during antenatal care in some Australian states. The first randomised controlled trial to test screening for partner violence among 6000 Canadian women in general practice, emergency departments and antenatal clinics, failed to find evidence of its benefits. Australian GP researcher Associate Professor Kelsey Hegarty said the trial results underlined the need for referral systems ...