Objective blood alcohol measures confirm the limitations of questionnaires, offer increased clinical opportunities

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Patients in the Emergency Room (ER) should be blood-tested for hazardous drinking rather than evaluated by questionnaires alone, according to a new study comparing alcohol use screening methods. A sizeable minority of patients attend the ER for alcohol-related reasons (12–15% in the UK).

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