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Reducing alcohol misuse and using audit tools in primary care

Publication date: Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Contributor(s): Andrew O'Shaughnessy

Excessive alcohol consumption has joined smoking and obesity as one of today's major threats to public health. It is a major cause of liver disease, as well as a range of cancers, cardiovascular disease and mental illness. What's the solution? We look at how primary care can identify patients who are drinking too much and what interventions can help.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 9, Number 1, Jul-Aug-Sep 2012
Print edition page(s): 34-37
Contributor(s): Andrew O'Shaughnessy

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