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Alcohol and your patient

Madelaine Coates

Alcohol and your patient

a nurse"s handbook

by Madelaine Coates

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Published by Addiction Research Foundation in Toronto .
Written in English


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Statementby Madelaine Coates and Gail Paech.
ContributionsPaech, Gail.
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Open LibraryOL20559224M
ISBN 100888680376


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"This handbook is designed to give you a broad understanding of alcohol and its misuse, to assist in identifying signs and symptoms of alcoholism and provide guidelines for nursing inventions "--Preface. Book is replete with statistics on the immediate and long lasting uses of alcohol, some as noted beneficial if used in moderation, and immensely destructive if abused.

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Geraldine Youcha is a journalist whose books include Women and Alcohol and Minding the Children: Child Care in America from Colonial Times to the Present. The authors collaborated on a previous book, Children of Alcoholism. : Geraldine Youcha. Alcohol Use and Your Health. Drinking too much can harm your health.

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The nurse’s primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, community, or population. The patient should always be a first and primary concern. The nurse must recognize the need for the patient to include their individual thought into care : Lisa M.

Haddad, Robin A. Geiger. Not drinking alcohol is the safest option for breastfeeding mothers. Generally, moderate alcohol consumption by a breastfeeding mother (up to 1 standard drink per day) is not known to be harmful to the infant, especially if the mother waits at least 2 hours.

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drinking, allowing you to proceed within a clinical framework of lower, moderate, or highest. Alcohol Use Disorders – Diagnoses, Assessment and Management of Harmful Drinking & Alcohol Dependence ( pages) (PDF, Online reading) [View / Download] Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician’s Guide by National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (40 pags) (PDF) [.

His book entitled Treating Alcoholism: How to Help Your Clients Enter Recovery () trains professionals how to treat patients with alcohol problems. He is the author of the book God Talks to You () and the meditation tape A Communication from God () by cdbaby, which help addicts make their first conscious contact with a Higher Power 5/5(2).

Talking with Your Adult Patients about Alcohol, Drug, and/or Mental Health Problems. Talking with Your Adult Patients PDF MB. Find Related Information. This manual provides physicians with quick reference information about three FDA-approved medications to help patients achieve abstinence from alcohol: acamprosate, disulfiram, and.

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alcoholism, disease characterized by impaired control over the consumption of alcoholic beverages. Alcoholism is a serious problem worldwide; in the United States the wide availability of alcoholic beverages makes alcohol the most accessible drug, and alcoholism is the most prevalent of the nation's addictions (see drug addiction and drug abuse).

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