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The National Clinical Guideline Centre, Royal College of Physicians. [NICE] (2010) Alcohol use disorders -prevention. London: NICE. Public Health Guidance 24

URL: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ph24

The advice in the NICE guideline covers:
The care of adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) who have any of the following physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by alcohol use:
• acute alcohol withdrawal (which occurs if a ‘dependent’ drinker suddenly stops drinking)
• lack of thiamine (also called vitamin B1) in the body, which can cause a condition called Wernicke’s encephalopathy
• liver disease
• inflammation of the pancreas (called pancreatitis).

Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder treatment method
Corporate Creators:The National Clinical Guideline Centre, Royal College of Physicians
Place of Publication:London
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Related URLs:
Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Treatment outcome
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
B Substances > Alcohol
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care administration > Health care quality control
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use > Alcohol dependence

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