A controlled trial of brief intervention versus brief advice for at-risk drinking trauma center patients.

@article{Soderstrom2007ACT,
  title={A controlled trial of brief intervention versus brief advice for at-risk drinking trauma center patients.},
  author={Carl A Soderstrom and Carlo C. Diclemente and Patricia C Dischinger and J. Richard Hebel and David R McDuff and Kimberly Mitchell Auman and Joseph A. Kufera},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={1102-11; discussion 1111-2}
}
BACKGROUND Numerous reports document that preinjury alcohol use is associated with all modes of injury requiring treatment in a trauma center, with 25% to 50% or more of patients testing positive for alcohol at the time of admission. There is evidence that in trauma patients unaddressed alcohol use problems result in recurrent injury requiring readmission to a trauma center and/or death. METHODS A randomized clinical trial was conducted to assess the effectiveness of two types of brief… CONTINUE READING
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