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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Emergency department experience with novel electronic medical record order for referral to food resources

M.L. Martel, L.R. Klein, K.A. Hager,, D.B. Cutts
West J Emerg Med

Introduction: Food insecurity is a significant issue in the United States and is prevalent in emergency department (ED) patients.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Implementation of a comprehensive program to improve child physical abuse screening and detection in the emergency department

S.M. Carson
J Emerg Nurs

Introduction: Children often present to the emergency department for treatment of abuse-related injuries. ED providers-including emergency nurses-do not consistently screen children for abuse, which may allow abuse to go undetected and increases the risk for reinjury and death.

2018

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Intimate partner violence educational materials in the acute care setting: Acceptability and impact on female caregiver attitudes toward screening

K.A. Randell, A. Sherman, I. Walsh, D. O'Malley, M.D. Dowd
Pediatr Emerg Care

Objectives: This study aimed to determine acceptability of intimate partner violence (IPV) materials and effect of the materials on caregiver attitudes toward IPV screening.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Reducing emergency room visits and in-hospitalizations by implementing best practice for transitional care using innovative technology and big data

S. Hewner, S.S. Sullivan, G. Yu
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs

Background: Efforts to improve care transitions require coordination across the healthcare continuum and interventions that enhance communication between acute and community settings.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Are acute care settings amenable to addressing patient social needs: A sub-group analysis

L. Gottlieb, D. Hessler, D. Long, E. Laves, A. Burns, A. Amaya, C. Schudel, P. Sweeney, N. Adler
Am J Emerg Med

Based on a strong body of evidence linking socioeconomic status and health, interest in patients' social and economic needs is rapidly expanding.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Material needs of emergency department patients: A systematic review

P.W. Malecha, J.H. Williams, N.M. Kunzler, L.R. Goldfrank, J. Harrison, H.J. Alter, K.M. Doran
Acad Emerg Med

Background: Interest in social determinants of health (SDOH) has expanded in recent years, driven by a recognition that such factors may influence health outcomes, services use, and health care costs. One subset of SDOH is material needs such as housing and food.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Homelessness and emergency medicine: A review of the literature

B.A. Salhi, M.H. White, S.R. Pitts, D.W. Wright
Acad Emerg Med

Objectives: We aimed to synthesize the available evidence on the demographics, prevalence, clinical characteristics, and evidence-based management of homeless persons in the emergency department (ED). Where appropriate, we highlight knowledge gaps and suggest directions for future research.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Review

Homelessness and emergency medicine: Where do we go from here?

K.M. Doran, M.C. Raven
Acad Emerg Med

In many emergency departments (EDs) around the country, providers care for patients experiencing homelessness on every single shift.

2018

Commentaries & Blogs

ED-based care coordination reduces costs for frequent ED users

M.P. Lin, B.B. Blanchfield, R.M. Kakoza, V. Vaidya, C. Price, J.S. Goldner, M. Higgins, E. Lessenich, K. Laskowski, J.D. Schuur
Am J Manag Care

Objectives: We evaluated a pilot quality improvement intervention implemented in an urban academic medical center emergency department (ED) to improve care coordination and reduce ED visits and hospitalizations among frequent ED users.

Study Design: Randomized controlled trial.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Using case management in a universal health coverage system to improve quality of life of frequent emergency department users: a randomized controlled trial

K. Iglesias, S. Baggio, K. Moschetti, J.B. Wasserfallen, O. Hugli, J.B. Daeppen, B. Burnand, P. Bodenmann
Qual Life Res

Purpose: Frequent Emergency Department users are likely to experience poor quality of life (QOL). Case management interventions are efficient in responding to the complex needs of this population, but their effects on QOL have not been tested yet.

2017

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)
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