The elusive search for definitive evidence on routine screening for intimate partner violence.

@article{Spangaro2009TheES,
  title={The elusive search for definitive evidence on routine screening for intimate partner violence.},
  author={Joanne M Spangaro and Anthony Barry Zwi and Roslyn G Poulos},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={55-68}
}
Routine screening for intimate partner violence (IPV) has been introduced in many health settings to improve identification and responsiveness to IPV. The debate about the level of evidence required to warrant routine screening continues. Three assumptions have impeded progress in measuring the impact of screening. The first is that routine screening is a test only which does not of itself have an impact on patients. The second is that it can be assessed by evaluating interventions provided to… CONTINUE READING

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