Identifying Harm Reductions Strategies for Alcohol and Drug-Use in In-Patient Care Settings and Emergency Departments: A Scoping Review
Unity Health Toronto
Caroline Jose, Morgan Joudrey
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Evidence Alliance
- Unity Health Toronto
To identify and synthesize reported harm reduction strategies that have been implemented in in-patient settings and emergency departments for people who use alcohol and/or drugs.
Janet Curran is a Professor in the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University and a Research Chair in Quality and Patient Safety at IWK Health, Nova Scotia Health and Dalhousie University.
She is the Scientific Lead in the Strengthening Transitions in Care lab at IWK Health where her program of research is focused on co-designing and evaluating best practice and policy change interventions to improve transitions in care for patients and families. Her co-design work is informed by collaborating with multiple stakeholders including patients, parents and caregivers, healthcare providers, and policy makers.