Bibliography of sobering centers research

Here is a select bibliography pertaining to sobering centers research. By no means comprehensive, but a good place to start.

Cornwall, A. H., Zaller, N., Warren, O., Williams, K., Karlsen-Ayala, N., & Zink, B. (2012). A pilot study of emergency medical technicians’ field assessment of intoxicated patients’ need for ED care. The American journal of emergency medicine30(7), 1224–8. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2011.06.004

Dunford, J. V, Castillo, E. M., Chan, T. C., Vilke, G. M., Jenson, P., & Lindsay, S. P. (2006). Impact of the San Diego Serial Inebriate Program on use of emergency medical resources. Annals of emergency medicine47(4), 328–36. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2005.11.017

Flower, K., Post, A., Sussman, J., Tangherlini, N., Mendelson, J., & Pletcher, M. J. (2011). Validation of triage criteria for deciding which apparently inebriated persons require emergency department care. Emergency medicine journal : EMJ28(7), 579–84. doi:10.1136/emj.2009.089763

Gratton M, Hassen J, G. et al. (2000). Prospective determination of paramedic ability to appropriately triage destination for alcohol-intoxicated patients using standardized criteria. Annals of emergency medicine36(suppl), S18.

Michelen, W., Martinez, J., Lee, A., & Wheeler, D. P. (2006). Reducing frequent flyer emergency department visits. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved17(1 Suppl), 59–69. doi:10.1353/hpu.2006.0010

Pletcher, M. J., Maselli, J., & Gonzales, R. (2004). Uncomplicated alcohol intoxication in the emergency department: an analysis of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. The American journal of medicine117(11), 863–7. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2004.07.042

Ross, D. W., Schullek, J. R., & Homan, M. B. (2013). EMS triage and transport of intoxicated individuals to a detoxification facility instead of an emergency department. Annals of emergency medicine61(2), 175–84. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.09.004

Smith-Bernardin, S., & Schneidermann, M. (2012). Safe sobering: San Francisco’s approach to chronic public inebriation. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved23(3 Suppl), 265–70. doi:10.1353/hpu.2012.0144

Srebnik, D., Connor, T., & Sylla, L. (2013). A pilot study of the impact of housing first-supported housing for intensive users of medical hospitalization and sobering services. American journal of public health103(2), 316–21. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2012.300867