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Opportunistic screening for alcohol use problems in adolescents attending emergency departments: an evaluation of screening tools (2018)
Journal Article
Coulton, S., Alam, M. F., Boniface, S., Deluca, P., Donoghue, K., Gilvarry, E., …Drummond, C. (2019). Opportunistic screening for alcohol use problems in adolescents attending emergency departments: an evaluation of screening tools. Journal of Public Health, 41(1), e53-e60. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdy049

Objective To estimate and compare the optimal cut-off score of Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) and AUDIT-C in identifying at-risk alcohol consumption, heavy episodic alcohol use, ICD-10 alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence in adoles... Read More

Beat the demon drink. (2006)
Journal Article
Phillips, T. (2006). Beat the demon drink. Nursing standard : official newspaper of the Royal College of Nursing, 20(22), 32-33

The article reflects on the important role of nurses in dealing with alcohol dependents in England. It reports that a despairing number of adults are engage in excessive drinking which could result to several health problems. A challenge has been set... Read More