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Feasibility of alcohol screening and brief intervention.

Authors
  • Schermer, Carol R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2005
Volume
59
Issue
3 Suppl
Identifiers
PMID: 16355047
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Most trauma surgeons supported alcohol screening and interventions. Preliminary data showed that one half-time research assistant at each facility could successfully screen most injured patients and implement brief interventions. An alcohol screening and brief intervention program seems feasible in any trauma center committed to implementation.

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