The reduction of intoxication and disorder in premises licensed to serve alcohol: An exploratory randomised controlled trial
- Will emergency and surgical patients participate in and complete alcohol interventions? A systematic review. // BMC Surgery;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p26
The article presents a systematic literature review of screening and intervention as well as adherence to the intervention program among emergency department (ED) and surgical patients with Alcohol Use Disorders (AUD). Around 33 relevant studies, based on randomized trials and brief alcohol...
- SHORT-TERM RECOVERY FROM ALCOHOL ABUSE OR DEPENDENCE: ANY EVIDENCE OF A RELATIONSHIP WITH TREATMENT USE IN A GENERAL POPULATION SAMPLE? Cunningham, John A. // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p419
Aims: To test whether survey respondents who report alcohol misuse in the past year are more likely to be abstinent or binge-free in the past 30 days if they have used treatment, than if they have not. Methods: Analysis of data from the 2002 US National Survey on Drug Use and Health was...
- [Commentary on] Droperidol and midazolam, alone or combined, have similar effects on duration of violent and acute behaviour disturbance in emergency department patients. Adams, Clive E. // Evidence Based Mental Health;Feb2011, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p26
The article comments on a study which determined which drug is most effective at sedation of violent patients. It references the study "Randomized controlled trial of intramuscular droperidol versus midazolam for violence and acute behavioral disturbance: the DORM study," by Geoffrey K. Ibister...
- Finger-stick and oral rapid HIV testing accepted by patients in ED. // Infectious Disease News;Sep2012, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p9
The article addresses the Universal Screening for HIV-infection in the Emergency Room (USHER-Phase II) randomized controlled trial conducted to examine finger-stick and oral rapid HIV testing among patients in emergency department (ED).
- Acupuncture as analgesia for low back pain, ankle sprain and migraine in emergency departments: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. // Trials;2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p241
The article discusses a study which was aimed to assess the efficacy of acupuncture for providing effective analgesia to patients suffering from acute low back pain, migraine and ankle sprain at the emergency departments (EDs) of four hospitals in Melbourne, Victoria. The study involved a...
- Mad-Honey intoxication leading to severe arrhythmia. Baltacı, Davut; Öztürk, Serkan; Karaman, Kayıhan; Kandiş, Hayati; Sarıtaş, Ayhan // Journal of Clinical & Experimental Investigations / Klinik ve De;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p216
Mad honey intoxication is rarely and locally seen, and it can cause cardiac arrhythmias from mild to life threatening health problems. A 52 year-old female patient admitted to our emergency room with dizziness and fatigue after ingestion of bitter honey. On examination in emergency room, her...
- Linked randomised controlled trials of face-to-face and electronic brief intervention methods to prevent alcohol related harm in young people aged 14-17 years presenting to Emergency Departments (SIPS junior). Deluca, Paolo; Coulton, Simon; Alam, M. Fasihul; Cohen, David; Donoghue, Kim; Gilvarry, Eilish; Kaner, Eileen; Maconochie, Ian; McArdle, Paul; McGovern, Ruth; Newbury-Birch, Dorothy; Patton, Robert; Phillips, Ceri; Phillips, Thomas; Russell, Ian; Strang, John; Drummond, Colin // BMC Public Health;2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Alcohol is a major global threat to public health. Although the main burden of chronic alcohol-related disease is in adults, its foundations often lie in adolescence. Alcohol consumption and related harm increase steeply from the age of 12 until 20 years. Several trials focusing upon...
- Claiming Positive Results From Negative Trials: A Cause for Concern in Randomized Controlled Trial Research. Cunningham, John A // Journal of Medical Internet Research;Aug2013, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p1
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- Worth Reading. Calhoun, Stacy // Offender Programs Report;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p53
A review of the article "Alcohol Screening and Brief Interventions for Offenders in the Probation Setting (SIPS Trial): A Pragmatic Multicentre Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial" by Dorothy Newbury-Birch et al., which appeared in the periodical "Alcohol and Alcoholism" in 2014, is presented.