Affiliation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
- Injuries, negative consequences, and risk behaviors among both injured and uninjured emergency department patients who report using alcohol and marijuanaRobert Woolard
Department of Emergency Medicine, Paul Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University, El Paso, TX, USA
J Emerg Trauma Shock 2:23-8. 2009..The effectiveness and effect of BI has varied between injured and uninjured ED patients. This study compares injured and uninjured ED patients who admit to alcohol and marijuana use to determine their need and their readiness for BI...
- Project reduce: reducing alcohol and marijuana misuse: effects of a brief intervention in the emergency departmentRobert Woolard
Department of Emergency Medicine, Paul Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX, United States
Addict Behav 38:1732-9. 2013..We report a 12-month outcome data of a randomized controlled trial of emergency department (ED) patients using a novel model of BI that addresses both alcohol and marijuana use...
- Public health in the emergency department: surveillance, screening, and intervention--funding and sustainabilityRobert Woolard
Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX, USA
Acad Emerg Med 16:1138-42. 2009..Recommendations for actions by EM summarize the findings of workshop...
- DIAL: a telephone brief intervention for high-risk alcohol use with injured emergency department patientsMichael J Mello
Injury Prevention Center at Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Ann Emerg Med 51:755-64. 2008..We report on 3-month outcome data of a randomized controlled trial of injured patients, using a novel model of telephone-delivered brief interventions after ED discharge...
- Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs: future directions for screening and intervention in the emergency departmentRebecca M Cunningham
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, School of Public Health Injury Research Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Acad Emerg Med 16:1078-88. 2009..5) Translation--conduct translational and cost-effectiveness research of proven efficacious interventions, with attention to fidelity, to move ED SBIRT from research to practice...
- A cross-sectional study of the self-report of stress among emergency department patientsTed D Nirenberg
Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Injury Prevention Center, Rhode Island Hospital, USA
J Emerg Trauma Shock 2:155-8. 2009..Conclusions: Considering the high frequency of ED patients that report frequent stress and high risk behaviors, their ED visit may be an excellent opportunity to provide a referral or an intervention for stress reduction...
- An evidence based alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) curriculum for emergency department (ED) providers improves skills and utilizationEdward Bernstein
Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Dowling 1 South, One Boston Medical Center Place, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Subst Abus 28:79-92. 2007..We describe here the implementation at 14 Academic EDs of a structured SBIRT curriculum to determine if this learning experience improves provider beliefs and practices...
- Smoking Is Associated with Increased Risk of Binge Drinking in a Young Adult Hispanic Population at the US-Mexico BorderRobert Woolard
a Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, Texas, USA
Subst Abus 36:318-24. 2015..This study examines factors related to general health and health behavior, including smoking, that may be associated with binge drinking, drinking "at risk," and potential for alcohol use disorder among young adults of Mexican ancestry...
- Portable advanced medical simulation for new emergency department testing and orientationLeo Kobayashi
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Acad Emerg Med 13:691-5. 2006..The authors used advanced medical simulation (SIM) to evaluate the capacity of a new ED for emergent resuscitative processes and assist facility orientation before opening day...
- Physicians' attitudes regarding reporting alcohol-impaired driversMichael J Mello
Injury Prevention Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital and Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Subst Abus 24:233-42. 2003..The primary reasons given for not reporting an alcohol-impaired driver were physician-patient confidentiality and perceived threat of civil action by patients...
- Quality indicators for geriatric emergency careKevin M Terrell
Department of Emergency Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Acad Emerg Med 16:441-9. 2009..The project objective was to develop ED-specific quality indicators for older patients to help practitioners identify quality gaps and focus quality improvement efforts...