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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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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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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Patient acceptability towards receiving alcohol enquiry from GPs – results from a mixed methods study

I presented this abstract (PDF, 344 KB) as an oral short presentation at the 9th annual Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research and South Western Sydney Local Health District (2014) Research & Teaching Showcase, held today at the Thomas & Rachel Moore Education Centre, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool NSW Australia.

A recorded version of the presentation is available on YouTube:

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