Universal screening of acute medical admissions for excess alcohol consumption: What's the misuse?

Abstract

Alcohol misuse is frequently identified amongst patients presenting to Emergency Departments. Additionally, ‘‘covert” alcohol excess may be identified in cases where admission is not obviously related to alcohol or its sequelae. In this issue, Westwood and colleagues examine the feasibility of screening acute medical admissions for alcohol use disorders… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhep.2017.06.006

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@article{Atkinson2017UniversalSO, title={Universal screening of acute medical admissions for excess alcohol consumption: What's the misuse?}, author={Stephen R Atkinson and Nikhil Vergis and Alexandre Louvet and Mark Thursz}, journal={Journal of hepatology}, year={2017}, volume={67 3}, pages={448-450} }