Alcohol screening and brief interventions in primary care – Evidence and a pragmatic practice-based approach

etohscreeningevidenceThis clinical article on alcohol screening and brief interventions in primary care was published in Australian Family Physician (PDF).

Tam CWM, Knight A, Liaw S-T. Alcohol screening and brief interventions in primary care – Evidence and a pragmatic practice-based approach. Australian Family Physician 2016 10/01;45:767-70.

GP Unit authors: Michael Tam,  Andrew Knight, Siaw-Teng Liaw

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Alcohol enquiry by GPs – understanding patients’ perspectives: a qualitative study

tam-af11-2015-coverThis research article on patient beliefs and attitudes towards alcohol discussions with GPs was published in Australian Family Physician. (PDF).

Tam CWM, Leong L, Zwar N, Hespe C. Alcohol enquiry by GPs – understanding patient perspectives: a qualitative study. Australian family physician. 2015;44(11):833-8.

GP Unit authors: Michael Tam, Louis Leong

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How acceptable is it for GPs to ask about drinking – what do patients think?

abstractcoverThis oral presentation was given at the GP15, the RACGP 2015 Conference, held on 21-23 September 2015 in Melbourne. (abstract PDF)

Tam CWM, Leong L, Zwar N, Hespe C.  How acceptable is it for GPs to ask about drinking – who do patients think?  GP15 RACGP 2015 Conference. Melbourne. 2015 September 21-23.

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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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