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Partner Violence Screening and Women’s Quality of Life

Jeremy Lazarus, MD; Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN; F. David Schneider, MD, MSPH
JAMA. 2012;308(22):2334-2336. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.14873.
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To the Editor: The study by Dr Klevens and colleagues1 found that an approach limited to computerized screening and intervention did not improve quality of life for female patients who disclosed IPV. The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendation assigned a B rating to support screening for IPV.2

The Task Force's updated systematic review provides a detailed description of the growing body of rigorous research on effective screening tools for identifying IPV and effective interventions in the clinical setting.2 Unlike the computerized screening and intervention described by Klevens et al,1 the randomized controlled trials of interventions for IPV, which have shown positive outcomes, evaluated screening and interventions by health care practitioners who directly interacted with patients.2,3

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December 12, 2012
Joanne Klevens, MD, PhD; Romina Kee, MD, MPH
JAMA. 2012;308(22):2334-2336. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.14876.
December 12, 2012
Nadine Wathen, PhD; Harriet MacMillan, MD, MSc, FRCPC
JAMA. 2012;308(22):2334-2336. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.14879.
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