Primary care Identification and Referral to Improve Safety of women experiencing domestic violence (IRIS): protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Gregory2010PrimaryCI,
  title={Primary care Identification and Referral to Improve Safety of women experiencing domestic violence (IRIS): protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial},
  author={Alison Gregory and Jean Ramsay and Roxane Agnew-Davies and Kathleen Baird and Angela Devine and Danielle D. Dunne and Sandra M. Eldridge and Annie Howell and Medina Johnson and Clare M. Rutterford and Deborah J. Sharp and Gene Feder},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Domestic violence, which may be psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional, is a major public health problem due to the long-term health consequences for women who have experienced it and for their children who witness it. In populations of women attending general practice, the prevalence of physical or sexual abuse in the past year from a partner or ex-partner ranges from 6 to 23%, and lifetime prevalence from 21 to 55%. Domestic violence is particularly important in… CONTINUE READING