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The Royal College of Emergency Medicine. (2015) Alcohol: a toolkit for improving care. London: The Royal College of Emergency Medicine. 47 p.

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The aims of the toolkit are:
1. Promotion of best practice in the area of alcohol management - methods of screening and complete management of the patient with alcohol related illness and injury in EDs.
2. Advancement of safe and effective care in this area - advising on approaches on how to care for this subset of patients and sharing best practice with the use of medications.
3. Education and training of Emergency Medicine doctors - by provision of guidelines and advocating training.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD disorder treatment method, AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:June 2015
Pages:47 p.
Publisher:The Royal College of Emergency Medicine
Corporate Creators:The Royal College of Emergency Medicine
Place of Publication:London
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Subjects:B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol disorder > Alcohol use > Alcohol intoxication
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Identification and screening > Identification and screening for drugs and alcohol use
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > emergency care
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Hospital
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
T Demographic characteristics > Nurse
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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