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Nursing students lack confidence in dealing with domestic abuse
  1. Lorena Binfa
  1. Faculty of Medicine, Department of Women and New Born Health Promotion, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
  1. Correspondence to : Dr Lorena Binfa, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Women and New Born Health Promotion, University of Chile, Avda Independencia 1027, Comuna Independencia, Santiago 8380453, Chile; lbinfa{at}med.uchile.cl

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Implications for practice and research

  • Nurses and midwives are key health professionals for identifying and referring domestic abuse because of the nature of its relationship with women.

  • Development of primary prevention strategies to prevent domestic violence is urgent and there is a need for more research in this area.

Context

Domestic violence, domestic abuse and intimate partner violence are serious public health problems affecting women and families worldwide.1 The origins of these issues are rooted at many levels, thus presenting a complex problem.2

Methods

The purpose of the study was to …

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