Tagged: Hospitalizations

REPORT: Using Emergency Medical Services Utilization Rates to Measure the Success of an Alcohol Amnesty Policy

Implementation of a MAGS policy was not associated with a significant change in the number of alcohol-related EMS responses. It is unclear if these results reflect ineffective policy implementation or a general reduction in on-campus alcohol consumption…

REPORT: Neighborhood Retail Alcohol Outlet Access and Hospital Admissions for Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in New Orleans

Adjusted models showed outlet and advertising density, particularly off-sale outlet density within one-quarter mile of the home, increased the risk of hospital admission for alcohol withdrawal syndrome. These data inform public policy initiatives to reduce the alcohol harm by regulating the neighborhood alcohol environment…