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Screening and Brief Alcohol Intervention in Routine Primary Care in the UK: SIPS Trial Outcomes at Six Months

Kaner, E., Bland, M., Cassidy, P., Coulton, Simon, Deluca, P., Drummond, C., Gilvarry, E., Godfrey, C., Heather, N., Myles, J., and others. (2010) Screening and Brief Alcohol Intervention in Routine Primary Care in the UK: SIPS Trial Outcomes at Six Months. In: Alcoholism-Clinical And Experimental Research. 34 (8). 75A-75A. (doi:10.1111/j.1530-0277.2010.01292_3.x) (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:42683)

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Abstract

Background: Over the past 25 years, many trials of screening and brief alcohol

excessive drinking. However, it is still not clear how applicable this evidence is to

strategy for busy medical practices. Lastly, the evidence-base in unclear on whether

intervention to produce positive behaviour change. This SIPS trial is a pragmatic

and nurses who deliver screening and brief alcohol intervention during their day-to-day

different models of screening to identify excessive drinkers and differing intensities of

Method: GPs and nurses from 24 practices in England were recruited. Practices were

group (n = 8); five minutes of brief structured advice (n = 8); and twenty minutes of brief

or targeted screening and to use either a modified single item (M-SASQ) or the FAST

to recruit at least 31 hazardous or harmful drinkers who received a short baseline

six and twelve months after the intervention.

month remaining, the follow-up rate is currently 86% and has included 560 patients.

follow-up have also been used.

intervention but also quality of life measures and health service use data. The findings

and if structured advice is sufficient to change drinking behaviour in non-treatment

of these approaches will be outlined.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2010.01292_3.x
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV5001 Alcoholism and intemperance
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2014 14:57 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:55 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/42683 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Coulton, Simon: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7704-3274
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