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Individual and organizational determinants of alcohol screening and brief intervention implementation in emergency departments (sips-ed)

Deluca, P., Coulton, Simon, Perryman, K., Bland, M., Cassidy, P., Crawford, M., Gilvarry, E., Godfrey, C., Heather, N., Kaner, E., and others. (2012) Individual and organizational determinants of alcohol screening and brief intervention implementation in emergency departments (sips-ed). In: Alcoholism-Clinical And Experimental Research. 36 (S1). 162A-162A. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:42590)

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Abstract

Objectives: This study explored individual and organisational barriers to and facilitators of

Departments (EDs). This study was part of a large UK research programme on Screening and

Methods: Nine EDs were recruited in three regions of England and 282 ED staff (mean 31.3

required to deliver one of three screening tools and one of three brief interventions. All staff

straight after training (T2) as well as post implementation (T3) using the Short Alcohol and

factors affecting the implementation of SBI were asked at T2 and T3. Data were also

setting.

significantly improved after training (p <.o1), there were several barriers to implementation

perceived lack of importance of alcohol in ED, high staff turnover, other competing priorities

Only 3 of 9 EDs were able to implement the protocol without additional input from the

deploy researchers and Alcohol Health Workers to complete screening and intervention.

and brief intervention activity, voluntary participation of ED staff, supportive managers, and a

research team. Training large numbers of staff yielded less screening and intervention activity.

exigencies of ED care, and is likely in most cases to require delivery by dedicated outside

managerial champions and having a small number of dedicated staff who have responsibility

for delivery of SBI.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Poster)
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: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2014 15:24 UTC
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2020 04:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42590 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Coulton, Simon: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7704-3274
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