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Treat addicted patients for the long-term

Gold said. Researchers are currently working to uncover a genetic marker for alcoholism, he noted. ... Detoxification—the obvious first step—is often overemphasized as a solution to alcoholism, Dr.
June 2009

Alcohol use

The researchers defined moderate drinking as the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism cutoff for low-risk drinking (i.e., one or fewer drinks per day for women and two
June 2022

Attribution error confounds a diagnosis after colon cancer

Wernicke's encephalopathy is often seen with alcoholism, as in this image from ACP's MKSAP. ... During her training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Dr. Esber cared for many patients with poor nutrition and chronic alcoholism, but she had never seen a
July 2010


In general, medications are underutilized in treatment for alcohol dependence, the editorialist wrote, urging primary care physicians to embrace “the mandate to recognize and treat alcoholism and other addictions.”.
November 2013


During his career, Dr. Hoesing also served as assistant medical director at Mutual of Omaha, medical director of Immanuel Medical Center's Alcoholism Treatment Center, Eppley Treatment Center at Methodist Midtown
February 2010


AUDIT-C), and single-question screening (for example, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recommends asking, “How many times in the past year have you had 5 [for men]
May 2013

Infectious diseases

The 2007 guideline strongly recommended macrolide monotherapy for healthy outpatients without comorbidities (e.g., chronic heart, lung, liver, or renal disease; diabetes mellitus; alcoholism; malignancy; or asplenia) or risk factors for
October 2019

Alcohol treatment may be shifting to primary care

drinking in the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) may move treatment for alcoholism more firmly into the area of primary care.
October 2015

Tools to screen for alcohol abuse

In terms of clinical interventions, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism's (NIAAA) Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention guide (available online) is a quick, two-question screening tool that
September 2012

Test yourself

Meningitis caused by Listeria monocytogenes is associated with extremes of age (neonates and persons age >50 years), alcoholism, malignancy, immunosuppression, diabetes mellitus, hepatic failure, renal failure, iron overload, collagen vascular
August 2011

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