Improving rheumatologists' screening for alcohol use and sexual activity.

  title={Improving rheumatologists' screening for alcohol use and sexual activity.},
  author={Maria T. Britto and Susan L. Rosenthal and Jeanette Taylor and Murray H. Passo},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={154 5},
OBJECTIVES To design, implement, and assess the impact of an office-based intervention designed to improve rheumatologists' identification of risk behaviors, especially alcohol use and sexual activity, among adolescents and young adults with chronic rheumatologic conditions. DESIGNS Prospective intervention study. SETTING Midwestern academic pediatric rheumatology practice. PARTICIPANTS Ten attending rheumatologists and fellows and 178 patients (mean age, 18.1 years; 67% female; 88% white… CONTINUE READING
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