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

Thorny Issues

  • Alcoholrehab, 2014

Elderly and Substance Abuse , 2014



  • Bradley KA, 2007

Bradley KA, DeBenedetti AF, Volk RJ, Williams EC, Frank D, Kivlahan DR: AUDIT-C as a Brief Screen for Alcohol Misuse in Primary Care. Alcohol Clin Exp Re 2007, 31(7):1208-1217



  • CARDI, 2013

Focus on Alcohol Misuse in Older People

Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland, 2013



  • Dawson DA, 2010

Dawson DA, Saha TD, Grant BF. A multidimensional assessment of the validity and utility of alcohol use disorder severity as determined by item response theory models. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010;107:31–38



  • DOH ROI, 2012

Department of Health. (2012).Steering Group Report on a National Substance Misuse Strategy.Dublin:Department of Health


  • Ewing JA, 1984

Detecting alcoholism. The CAGE questionnaire. JAMA. 1984 Oct 12;252(14):1905-7.



  • ICGP, 2013

Managing Alcohol Dependence in General practice. Clinical Challenge Forum, October 2013)



  • Matthiesen C, 2013

Connie Matthiesen. senior editor. Downloaded January 2014.                        



  • NICE CG24, 2011

Lung cancer: diagnosis and management

NICE guidelines [CG121] Published date: April 2011



  • NICE CG115, 2011

Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis, assessment and management of harmful drinking and alcohol dependence

NICE guidelines [CG115] Published date: February 2011



  • RCPI, 2013

RCPI Policy Group on Alcohol. Reducing Alcohol Health Harm. April 2013.

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland



  • Saunders JB, 1993

Saunders, J. B., Aasland, O. G., Babor, T. F., dela Fuente, J. R. and Grant, M. (1993) Development of the Alcohol Use disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): WHO Collaborative Project on Early Detection of Persons with Harmful alcohol consumption-II. Addiction 88, 791–80



  • Spencer Scott P, 2014

Spencer Scott Paula. senior editor. Downloaded January 2014.    



  • Steinweg DL, 1993

Worth H; Alcoholism: the keys to the CAGE. Am J Med. 1993 May;94(5):520-3


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