Markers for Patients with Alcohol Problems in an Outpatient General Medicine Clinic.

@article{Isaacson1999MarkersFP,
  title={Markers for Patients with Alcohol Problems in an Outpatient General Medicine Clinic.},
  author={J. Harry Isaacson and Craig A Nielsen and Richard Urbanic and Eric Challgren},
  journal={Substance abuse},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={141-147}
}
Our purpose was to determine the correlation among alcohol problems, certain health habits, and hypertension in a general internal medicine outpatient setting. Two-hundred eighty-seven patients who were undergoing complete examinations in a general internal medicine department of a large multispecialty clinic were asked to participate in a "lifestyle survey" interview, which included questions regarding social history, gastrointestinal complaints, anxiety/depression, sexual dysfunction, and the… CONTINUE READING