Alcohol screening scores and risk of hospitalizations for GI conditions in men.

@article{Au2007AlcoholSS,
  title={Alcohol screening scores and risk of hospitalizations for GI conditions in men.},
  author={David H. Au and Daniel R. Kivlahan and Christopher L Bryson and David K. Blough and Katharine Bradley},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={443-51}
}
BACKGROUND Alcohol misuse is a common cause of liver disease, upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, and pancreatitis, but it is not known whether alcohol screening questionnaires can identify patients at increased risk for hospitalizations due to these conditions. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association of alcohol screening scores with the risk of subsequent hospitalization for alcohol-related GI conditions. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. PARTICIPANTS Male general medicine outpatients… CONTINUE READING
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