Australian general practitioner perceptions of the detection and screening of at-risk drinking, and the role of the AUDIT-C: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Tam2013AustralianGP,
  title={Australian general practitioner perceptions of the detection and screening of at-risk drinking, and the role of the AUDIT-C: a qualitative study},
  author={Chun Wah Michael Tam and Nicholas A. Zwar and Roslyn H Markham},
  booktitle={BMC family practice},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND At-risk drinking is common in Australia. Validated screening tools such as the AUDIT-C have been promoted to general practitioners (GPs), but appear rarely used and detection of at-risk drinking in primary care remains low. We sought to describe Australian GP perceptions of the detection and screening of at-risk drinking; to understand their low… CONTINUE READING