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Safety and Effectiveness of Computer Screening for Intimate Partner Violence

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Emory University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00166062
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: September 19, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if using a computer kiosk to screen men and women for intimate partner violence victimization and perpetration is safe and effective. We hypothesize that screening will not result in any adverse events.


Condition Intervention
Domestic Violence
Perpetration
Procedure: Screening patients for IPV

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind

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Further study details as provided by Emory University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse events in the ED
  • Increased violence at follow up

Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

All eligible ER patients will be screened during study times for IPV victimization and perpetration. All victims will be followed at 1 week and 3 months to determine any adverse outcomes. Perpetrators will only be followed in the ED for adverse outcomes after screening. All patients who disclose IPV victimization or perpetration will get a list of community resources. Victims will be asked at follow up what resources they used.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: Men and women age 18-55 who present to the emergency department waiting room during study hours

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Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acutely intoxicated, psychotic, unable to read, not English speaking
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00166062

Locations
United States, Georgia
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30303
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Debra Houry Emory University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Principal Investigator, Emory University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00166062     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0304-2003, R49/CCR423113-03
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: September 19, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Emory University:
intimate partner violence
perpetration

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 25, 2014