ABC of Alcohol, 4th Edition
April 2009, BMJ Books
This practical, well illustrated guide is an ideal reference for general practitioners and all health and social professionals who deal with people who have alcohol problems.
2 Alcohol Use: Society and Politics.
3 Alcohol in the Body.
5 Nature of Alcohol Use.
6 Detecting Misuse.
7 Problems in Accident and Emergency Departments.
8 Medical Problems.
9 Surgical Problems.
10 Drug-Alcohol Interactions.
11 Management of Alcohol Misuse in Primary Care.
12 Advice and Counselling.
- Contains new sections on the impact of alcohol on Accident and Emergency departments and surgical practice
- Provides information on the potential dangers of the interaction of alcohol with illegal drugs
- Covers the wider social consequences of alcohol misuse
ABC of Alcohol, fourth edition, brings the subject right up to date. In 1994, I bought three copies of the third edition to loan to junior doctors and students writing articles or projects. Only one copy survives. I will not be lending my fourth edition to anybody!"
--Ann R Coll, Surg Engl 2006 88: 84-88