Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol Use disorder
Alcohol use is the third-leading cause of preventable death in the United States. The world Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the harmful use of alcohol results in about 3 million deaths worldwide each year, which is 5.3% of all deaths. Alcohol abuse can result in numerous serious health conditions, including liver disease, cancer, and stroke. Although the dangers of alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) are well known, data suggest that physicians frequently fail to make the diagnosis.
Can you recognize signs and symptoms of alcohol use disorder? And do you know best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Make sure you’re prepared by taking this short quiz.
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Cite this: Stephen Soreff. Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol Use Disorder – Medscape – Sep 02, 2020.
President of Education Initiatives, Nottingham, New Hampshire; Faculty, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts; Faculty, Daniel Webster College, Nashua, New Hampshire
Disclosure: Stephen Soreff, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Fast Five Quiz: Alcohol Use Disorder