A descriptive study on emergency department doctors' and nurses' knowledge and attitudes concerning substance use and substance users.

@article{Kelleher2009ADS,
  title={A descriptive study on emergency department doctors' and nurses' knowledge and attitudes concerning substance use and substance users.},
  author={Se{\'a}n Kelleher and Patrick Cotter},
  journal={International emergency nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={3-14}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to determine emergency department doctors' and nurses' knowledge and attitudes regarding problematic substance use and substance users. METHODS Data were collected using an adapted survey questionnaire and the Substance Abuse Attitude Survey (SAAS). By means of convenience/opportunistic sampling all emergency department doctors and nurses (N=145) working in three university teaching hospitals in Ireland were asked to fill out the knowledge and attitudes… CONTINUE READING