[Systematic use in hospitals of a alcohol problems detecting questionnaire. The CAGE (cut down, annoyed, guilty, eye opener) questionnaire].

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OBJECTIVES The CAGE questionnaire is considered a useful tool for detecting alcohol problems, especially in clinical populations. Its sensitivity exceeds 75% and its specificity 90%. Our objective was to assess performance of the French version of the CAGE (DETA) in identifying patients who meet the DSM-IV criteria and to discuss its usefulness in hospitals… (More)

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