Management of alcohol abuse.

  title={Management of alcohol abuse.},
  author={Anthony P Albanese},
  journal={Clinics in liver disease},
  volume={16 4},
This article reviews the spectrum of alcohol use disorders. The pharmacologic properties of ethanol and its metabolism, and the historical, physical, and laboratory elements that may help diagnose an alcohol use disorder are examined. The concepts of motivational interviewing and stages of change are mentioned, along with the American Society of Addiction… CONTINUE READING