The effect of patient gender on the prevalence and recognition of alcoholism on a general medicine inpatient service

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Objectives:1) to determine the rate of alcoholism among general internal medicine inpatients, 2) to assess the recognition and referral rates of these patients by their physicians, 3) to determine the effect of patient gender on physician recognition of alcoholism, and 4) to compare the observed alcoholism rates with rates reported in frequently cited… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02599100

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