Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care by Richard Saitz MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM (auth.), Richard Saitz

By Richard Saitz MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM (auth.), Richard Saitz (eds.)

While there's a wealth of released details on habit medication, the mental elements of alcohol abuse, and behavioral drugs with reference to habit, nearly none of those assets have been written with the first care supplier in brain. Addressing dangerous Alcohol Use in basic Care is a source for basic care clinicians who're faced through sufferers with those difficulties day-by-day, and who desire to effectively handle those matters of their perform. it's going to specialise in the literature and technological know-how correct to fundamental care perform and canopy the diversity of interventions acceptable for this atmosphere. subject matters contain review, short counseling interventions, pharmacotherapy, referrals to either area of expertise care and Alcoholics nameless (and different self-help programs), psychiatric co-morbidity and different drug use, and different info particular to the desires of the first care provider.

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Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care

Whereas there's a wealth of released details on dependancy medication, the mental elements of alcohol abuse, and behavioral medication with reference to habit, nearly none of those assets have been written with the first care supplier in brain. Addressing bad Alcohol Use in fundamental Care is a source for basic care clinicians who're faced through sufferers with those difficulties day-by-day, and who desire to effectively deal with those matters of their perform.

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2007;31(7):1208–1217. 61. Bradley KA, Bush KR, Epler AJ, et al. Two brief alcohol-screening tests from the alcohol use disorders identification test (AUDIT): validation in a female veterans affairs patient population. Arch Intern Med. 2003;163(7):821–829. 62. Babor TF, Higgins-Biddle JC, Saunders JB, Monteiro MG. AUDIT: the alcohol use disorders identification test: guidelines for use in primary care. 2001. 2nd: http://www. pdf. 63. Smith PC, Schmidt SM, Allensworth-Davies D, Saitz R. Primary care validation of a singlequestion alcohol screening test.

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