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Pilot Study of a Computer-Based Intervention for Alcohol Misuse in the Emergency Department

2014-08-27 03:12:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Alcohol misuse amongst youth is a significant clinical and public health problem. The Emergency Department (ED) is an important setting for the treatment of alcohol-related problems as it is often the first point of contact between youth, their families, and the healthcare system. This pilot study will assess the feasibility and acceptability of a computer-based intervention in the ED for youth with alcohol-related presentations. The investigators research team will: (1) evaluate the methodological and operational processes involved in study recruitment and intervention implementation, (2) determine recruitment and retention rates, and (3) obtain preliminary data on the difference in alcohol consumption at different time points. The clinical and health service implications of this research will be used to plan further investigations designed to improve the standard of ED care among youth aged 12 to 16 with alcohol-related presentations. This research will also help optimize the planning and development of a full-scale randomized controlled clinical trial of a computer-based intervention designed to reduce higher-risk alcohol consumption and alcohol-related health and social problems in this target population.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Alcohol Consumption

Intervention

Computer-based Personalized Assessment Feedback, Computer-based sham

Location

Stollery Children's Hospital Emergency Department
Edmonton
Alberta
Canada
T6G 2C8

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Alberta

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:49-0400

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