Geriatric alcohol use disorder: A review for primary care physicians

Tanner J. Bommersbach, Maria Isabel Lapid, Teresa A. Rummans, Robert M. Morse

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Abstract

Alcohol use disorder in the geriatric population is a growing public health problem that is likely to continue to increase as the baby boomer generation ages. Primary care providers play a critical role in the recognition and management of these disorders. This concise review will focus on the prevalence, risk factors, screening, and clinical management of geriatric alcohol use disorder from a primary care perspective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)659-666
Number of pages8
JournalMayo Clinic Proceedings
Volume90
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2015

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Geriatric alcohol use disorder : A review for primary care physicians. / Bommersbach, Tanner J.; Lapid, Maria Isabel; Rummans, Teresa A.; Morse, Robert M.

In: Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Vol. 90, No. 5, 01.05.2015, p. 659-666.

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Bommersbach, Tanner J. ; Lapid, Maria Isabel ; Rummans, Teresa A. ; Morse, Robert M. / Geriatric alcohol use disorder : A review for primary care physicians. In: Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2015 ; Vol. 90, No. 5. pp. 659-666.
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