Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

AUDIT

Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Tool

Purpose : Screening tool to identify people who are at risk of developing alcohol problems

 

Admin time :  10 min


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : GP or nurse 

 

Content : 10 questions to assess the level of risk, be it hazardous, harmful or dependent

 

Author : World Health Organisation, 1982

Copyright : Free to use

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AUDIT

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AUDIT - Guidelines

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AUDIT - Brief Intervention

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AUDIT - online

AUDIT

 

Advantages:

Disadvantages: 

  • ​the degree of alcohol usage within different population groups and other clinical and/or community settings will likely differ, and may thus influence sensitivity and specificity.

 

Accuracy : (Fujii H, 2016) access

AUDIT score ≥ 8 : Sensitivity 97.5 % and specificity 79,1 %

These Tools are used in the assessment of

Alcohol Problems

Back To : Alcohol Problems

Alcohol Problems
Thorny Issues

Back To : Thorny Issues

This is one of several topics presented in the Thorny Issues sector of this toolkit