Safety and Effectiveness of Computer Screening for Intimate Partner Violence
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Emory University
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: September 19, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
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.
Procedure: Screening patients for IPV
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Adverse events in the ED
- Increased violence at follow up
| Study Start Date:
| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years to 55 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
Inclusion Criteria: Men and women age 18-55 who present to the emergency department waiting room during study hours
- Acutely intoxicated, psychotic, unable to read, not English speaking
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00166062
|Grady Memorial Hospital
|Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30303 |
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||Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Principal Investigator, Emory University
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
|Study First Received:
||September 12, 2005
||September 19, 2013
||United States: Institutional Review Board
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 01, 2015
intimate partner violence