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Podcast 32 - Addressing Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Strategies for Primary Care




Listen to Robert Bales, MD, and Trygve Dolber, MD, both from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, talk about the risks of increased alcohol use and the impact on heart health. They will discuss screening tools and give advice on how to talk with patients about alcohol use, including primary care interventions.

Moderated by Rosellen Roche, MD, PhD, from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Resources mentioned in the podcast include a reference guide on the AUDIT framework from the Quality Innovation Network with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s website on common alcohol-medication interactions.



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