Common things are common – alcohol use disorders

coverThis article was published in Australian Doctor in the “Grand Rounds” segment.  It was titled “Chasing zebras” in the print and online version.

Authors: Alan Huynh and Michael Tam

This article is also available on the Australian Doctor website (registration required).

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How acceptable is it for GPs to ask about drinking? What patients think – a mixed methods study

I presented this abstract (PDF, 344 KB) as an oral presentation at the 2015 Primary Health Care Research Conference, held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, 29-31 July 2015.

A recorded version of the presentation is available on YouTube:

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Consultation contexts and the acceptability of alcohol enquiry from general practitioners – a survey experiment

July_Research-TamMy study, a survey experiment measuring the variability in acceptability in patient acceptance to alcohol enquiry by GPs was published in the July 2015 edition of Australian Family Physician.

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  • Chun Wah Michael Tam
  • Louis Hion-Lam Leong
  • Nicholas Zwar
  • Charlotte Hespe

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