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Behavioral evaluation of fetal alcohol education for physicians.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7048976     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Assessment of clinical behavior has been neglected in evaluating alcohol training for professionals. Inclusion of a systematic drinking history in patient charts provides a sensitive yet simple behavioral marker. At Boston City Hospital, a Ten Question Drinking History (TQDH) was incorporated into a prenatal intake procedure and used to monitor staff behavior. Utilization of the TQDH, measured for six time periods, ranged from 92% to 33%. Obstetrical staff was more likely to complete the TQDH when the alcoholism research staff was visible in the clinic and readily available for consultation and referral.
L Weiner; H L Rosett; K C Edelin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0145-6008     ISO Abbreviation:  Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res.     Publication Date:  1982  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-09-24     Completed Date:  1982-09-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707242     Medline TA:  Alcohol Clin Exp Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  230-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Alcohol Drinking*
Education, Medical, Continuing*
Medical History Taking
Obstetrics / education

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