Domestic violence: variation in case-management by the general practitioner in Belgium.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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OBJECTIVES: to describe the medical interventions and referrals carried out by the general practitioner (GP) when taking care of victims and to quantify the between-physician variability in management of domestic violence.METHODS: A nationwide sentinel network of 150 general practitioners, covering 1.5 % of the Belgian population, registered in 2002-2004 all episodes of domestic violence for which they were consulted, via paper registration forms. A multilevel analysis was carried out by fitting a random effects logistic regression model for every intervention/referral.RESULTS: The most fre…

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