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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Food for thought: A randomized trial of food insecurity screening in the emergency department

D. Cullen, A. Woodford, J. Fein
Acad Pediatr

Background/Objective: Although there is growing interest in screening for food insecurity in the clinical setting, little evidence exists regarding screening formats that maximize disclosure and caregiver comfort.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Screening for child abuse by using a checklist and physical examinations in the emergency department led to the detection of more cases

A.H. Teeuw, R.B.J Kraan, R.R. van Rijn, P.M.M. Bossuyt, H.S.A. Heymans
Acta Paediatr

Aim: We studied the accuracy of a screening checklist (SPUTOVAMO), complete physical examination (top-to-toe inspection, TTI) and their combination in detecting child abuse in the emergency department (ED).

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Emergency departments as the health safety nets of society: A descriptive and multicenter analysis of social worker support in the emergency room

S. Selby, D. Wang, E. Murray, E. Lang
Cureus

Introduction: Social Work (SW) referrals made in the emergency department (ED) highlight the weaknesses in the existing support system for vulnerable and disadvantaged patients. SW personnel play a pivotal role in some EDs but are not integrated into the team in several jurisdictions.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program size and timing and hypertension-related emergency department claims among Medicaid enrollees

C.O. Ojinnaka, C. Heflin
J Am Soc Hypertens

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a public policy program that aims to reduce food insecurity-a social determinant of health that has been associated with suboptimal blood pressure control in the United States.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Social disconnection among older adults receiving care in the emergency department

D. Kandasamy, T.F. Platts-Mills, M.N. Shah, K.A. Van Orden, M.E. Betz
West J Emerg Med

Introduction: Social disconnection is a public health problem in older adults, as it can lead to decreased quality of life for this population.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Implementation of routine electronic health record-based child abuse screening in general emergency departments

J. Rumball-Smith, J. Fromkin, B. Rsosenthal, D. Shane, J. Skrbin, T. Bimber, R.P. Berger
Child Abuse Negl

Background: Routine childabuse screening is an approach to early identification of abuse. Previous studies evaluated paper-based screens; the widespread use of electronic health records suggests that screening is more likely to succeed if integrated into the electronic record.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Development and evaluation of sexual assault training for emergency department staff in Ontario, Canada

J. Du Mont, S. Solomon, S.D. Kosa, S. Macdonald
Nurse Educ Today

Objective: The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the efficacy of a training in improving competence to address sexual assault among Emergency Department (ED) staff, as well as to compare in-person and online training modalities.

2018

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

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
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