Source: (2009) Violence prevention, the evidence. Series of briefings on violence prevention. World Health Organization.

Identifying, caring for and supporting victims of violence through the use of evidencebased initiatives is thus crucial in protecting health and breaking cycles of violence. This document outlines evidence of the effectiveness of interventions to identify, care for and support victims of interpersonal violence. The area of pre-hospital and emergency medical care is not covered by this document since it is already addressed by three WHO guidelines (4–6). (excerpt)

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