Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) of women experiencing domestic violence with a primary care training and support programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial.

@article{Feder2011IdentificationAR,
  title={Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) of women experiencing domestic violence with a primary care training and support programme: a cluster randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Gene Feder and Roxane Agnew Davies and Kathleen M Baird and Danielle D. Dunne and Sandra Eldridge and Chris Griffiths and Alison Gregory and Annie Howell and Medina Johnson and Jean Ramsay and Clare M. Rutterford and Deborah J. Sharp},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2011},
  volume={378 9805},
  pages={1788-95}
}
BACKGROUND Most clinicians have no training about domestic violence, fail to identify patients experiencing abuse, and are uncertain about management after disclosure. We tested the effectiveness of a programme of training and support in primary health-care practices to increase identification of women experiencing domestic violence and their referral to specialist advocacy services. METHODS In this cluster randomised controlled trial, we selected general practices in two urban primary care… CONTINUE READING
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