Evidence & Resource Library

The SIREN Evidence & Resource Library has expanded to include both peer-reviewed publications and other types of resources such as webinars and screening tools/toolkits on medical and social care integration. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, select Peer Reviewed Research under Resource Type. If you have questions about how to use the library or suggestions about additional resources, view this help document or write us at [email protected]. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Reflection: An ecologic model of social emergency medicine

T.H. Cheng, E.A. Samuels
Ann Emerg Med

Emergency physicians are natural advocates, interfacing with all parts of the medical system, and are eyewitnesses to the health effects of social inequalities.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: Leveraging accountability for advocacy

C. Barsotti
Ann Emerg Med

Emergency medicine has broad accountabilities established by EMTALA and complementary state and federal laws, which provide leverage and opportunities to advocate the practice of social emergency medicine in the interests of our patients.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: Maximizing the effect and influence of social emergency medicine

Z. F. Meisel
Ann Emerg Med

Emergency physicians consider the social and behavioral aspects of health in their work almost constantly (and certainly more often than they, or others, recognize).

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Emergency physicians as community health advocates

M. Clery, J. Khaldun
Ann Emerg Med

The evening shift is as busy as yesterday, with new patients constantly appearing on the tracking board, assigned to hall beds that do not officially exist and require a bit of detective work to find. The next one up is a 20-year-old man with chest pain.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Reflection: A consensus to intervene—creating a social emergency medicine playbook

P. Craine, L. Losonczy
Ann Emerg Med

We highlight the discussion of key components in implementing the framework of education, research, and policy and advocacy to interrupt the drivers of community violence.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: Using a trauma-informed care framework to address the upstream and downstream correlates of youth violence

N. Irvin
Ann Emerg Med

Emergency departments (EDs) play a critical role in the public health infrastructure of the United States.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

A paradigm shift to interrupt the bidirectional flow driving community violence

T. James
Ann Emerg Med

Community violence is a downstream consequence of root causes upstream, such as a lack of employment, income, opportunities for wealth building, education, access to healthy affordable food, and other determinants of health and thriving such as economically stable communities.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

Commentary: Addressing the challenges of the homeless patient

R. Capp
Ann Emerg Med

The article by Raven highlights that the ED homeless population has different needs than other populations using the ED. This basic concept is crucial for successful population health management, but she also points out limitations in our ability to identify homeless individuals.

2019

Commentaries & Blogs

The Hunger Vital Sign identifies household food insecurity among children in emergency departments and primary care

R.K. Gattu, G. Paik , Y. Wang, P. Ray, R. Lichenstein, M.M. Black
Children

This study aimed: (1) to examine the sensitivity and specificity of the 2-item Hunger Vital Sign against the 18-item Household Food Security Survey Module (HFSSM) in identifying young children in food insecure households in emergency department and primary care sites and (2) to examine...

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Complete Eats: Summer meals offered by the emergency department for food insecurity

D. Cullen, A. Blauch, M. Mirth, J. Fein
Pediatrics

More than 21 million low-income children rely on free or reduced-price meals during the school year. The US Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides meals to children during the summer months, but these programs are underused.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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