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The Effectiveness of Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in Emergency Departments: A Multicentre Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Drummond, Colin, Deluca, Paolo, Coulton, Simon, Bland, Martin, Cassidy, Paul, Crawford, Mike, Dale, Veronica, Gilvarry, Eilish, Godfrey, Christine, Heather, Nick, and others. (2014) The Effectiveness of Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention in Emergency Departments: A Multicentre Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE, 9 (6). E-ISSN 1932-6203. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099463)

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

METHODS AND FINDINGS:

CONCLUSIONS:

SBI is difficult to implement in typical EDs. The results do not support widespread implementation of alcohol SBI in ED beyond screening followed by simple clinical feedback and alcohol information, which is likely to be easier and less expensive to implement than more complex interventions.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099463
Additional information: Current Controlled Trials ISRCTN 93681536
Uncontrolled keywords: alcohol screening, emergency departments, A&E, brief interventions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV5001 Alcoholism and intemperance
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Simon Coulton
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 10:07 UTC
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2020 04:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42484 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Coulton, Simon: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7704-3274
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