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AUDIT - The alcohol use disorders identification test: guidelines for use in primary care.
This manual introduces the AUDIT, the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, and describes how to use it to identify persons with hazardous and harmful patterns of alcohol consumption.
Brief intervention for hazardous and harmful drinking: a manual for use in primary care.
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This manual is written to help primary health care workers to deal with persons whose alcohol consumption has become hazardous or harmful to their health. Expand
Alcohol screening and brief intervention in primary care settings: implementation models and predictors.
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The extent to which a given delivery model is likely to work best within an MCO depends on complex provider and organizational characteristics. Expand
Training medical providers to conduct alcohol screening and brief interventions.
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This training is effective in changing providers' knowledge, attitudes, and practice of SBI for at-risk drinking when delivered in the context of a comprehensive SBI implementation program. Expand
Alcohol screening and brief intervention: dissemination strategies for medical practice and public health.
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The concept of risky drinking is introduced and the potential of alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) to reduce alcohol-related problems in medical practice and in organized systems of health care is considered. Expand
Assessing substance abuse treatment provider training needs: screening skills.
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One approach to the coexisting increased need for screening skills due to managed care requirements and the lack of interest in these skills is to study managed care marketplace demands to determine training priorities. Expand
Brief interventions for at-risk drinking: patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness in managed care organizations.
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Interventions delivered to a common protocol by mid-level specialists are as effective as those delivered by licensed practitioners at about two-thirds the cost. Expand
The costs of screening and brief intervention for risky alcohol use.
TLDR
The analysis suggests that the cost of SBI is modest, and MCOs may want to consider adopting SBI as an alcohol use prevention tool. Expand
Alcohol drinking patterns and health care utilization in a managed care organization.
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It is found that alcohol use is generally associated with decreased health care utilization regardless of drinking pattern, and with some exceptions, more extensive drinking patterns are associated with lower health care use. Expand
A review of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT), AUDIT-C, and USAUDIT for screening in the United States: Past issues and future directions
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The structural and functional features of the AUDIT and methodological problems with the validation of the alcohol consumption questions (AUDIT-C) are described and the content, scoring, and rationale for a new version of theAUDIT, adapted to US standard drink size and hazardous drinking guidelines, is presented. Expand
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