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Brief interventions for heavy alcohol users admitted to general hospital wards Brief interventions for heavy alcohol users admitted to general hospital wards

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Date added: 07/10/2012
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Authors: McQueen J, Howe TE, Allan L, Mains D, Hardy V.

The objective of this article is to determine whether brief interventions reduce alcohol consumption and improve outcomes for heavy alcohol users admitted to general hospital inpatient units. The main results of this review indicate that there are benefits to delivering brief interventions to heavy alcohol users admitted to general hospital wards in terms of reduction in alcohol consumption and death rates.

Effectiveness of brief alcohol interventions in primary care populations Effectiveness of brief alcohol interventions in primary care populations

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Date added: 07/10/2012
Date modified: 07/25/2012
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Authors: Kaner EF, Beyer F, Dickinson HO, Pienaar E, Campbell F, Schlesinger C, Heather N, Saunders J, Burnand B.

Many trials reported that brief interventions are effective in reducing excessive drinking. However, some trials have been criticised for being clinically unrepresentative and unable to inform clinical practice. This article aims at assessing the effectiveness of brief intervention, delivered in general practice or based primary care, to reduce alcohol consumption.

Will emergency and surgical patients participate in and complete alcohol interventions? Will emergency and surgical patients participate in and complete alcohol interventions?

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Date added: 07/10/2012
Date modified: 07/10/2012
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Authors: Pedersen B, Oppedal K, Egund L, Tønnesen H.

In the everyday surgical life, staff may experience that patients with Alcohol Use Disorders (AUDs) seem reluctant to participate in alcohol intervention programs. The objective was therefore to assess acceptance of screening and intervention as well as adherence to the intervention program among emergency department (ED) and surgical patients with AUDs.

Evaluation of an electronic clinical reminder to facilitate brief alcohol-counseling intervention... Evaluation of an electronic clinical reminder to facilitate brief alcohol-counseling intervention...

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Date added: 07/10/2012
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Authors: Williams EC, Achtmeyer CE, Kivlahan DR, Greenberg D, Merrill JO, Wickizer TM, Koepsell TD, Heagerty PJ, Bradley KA.

Full title: Evaluation of an electronic clinical reminder to facilitate brief alcohol-counseling interventions in primary care

Brief intervention for patients with unhealthy alcohol use is a prevention priority in the United States, but most eligible patients do not receive it. This study evaluated an electronic alcohol-counseling clinical reminder at a single Veterans Affairs general medicine clinic.

Brief alcohol intervention by newly trained workers versus leaflets Brief alcohol intervention by newly trained workers versus leaflets

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Date added: 07/11/2012
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Author: Hansen AB, Becker U, Nielsen AS, Grønbaek M, Tolstrup JS.

This article aims at testing if a brief motivational intervention (BMI) in a non-treatment seeking population of heavy drinkers results in a reduced alcohol intake.