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Alcohol prevention in Swedish primary health care

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Title: Alcohol prevention in Swedish primary health care
Authors: Geirsson, Magnus
Issue Date: 11-Oct-2011
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I.Geirsson, M., Bendtsen, P. and Spak, F. (2005) Attitudes of Swedish general practitioners and nurses to working with lifestyle change, with special reference to alcohol consumption. Alcohol Alcohol, 40, 388-93.

II. Geirsson, M., Hensing, G. and Spak, F. (2009) Does gender matter? A vignette study of general practitioners’ management skills in handling patients with alcohol-related problems. Alcohol Alcohol 44, 620-5.

III. Geirsson, M., Holmqvist, M., Nilsen, P., Bendtsen, P. and Spak, F. When Does Alcohol Consumption Become Risky? – A Swedish National Survey of General Practitioners’ Recommendations to Patients. Manuscript.

IV. Geirsson, M., Holmqvist, M., Nilsen, P., Bendtsen, P. and Spak, F. The impact of the Swedish Risk Drinking Project on clinical practice in primary Care. Manuscript
Date of Defence: 2011-10-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 oktober kl.09.00, Arvid Wallgrens backe
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Attitude of Health Personnel
Clinical Competence
Diffusion of Innovation
Alcohol Drinking/*prevention & control
Primary Health Care
Abstract: Abstract Aims: The objectives of this thesis are to describe attitudes among general practitioners (GPs) and district nurses (DN) towards working with risk alcohol drinking and focus on the achievements of the Swedish Risk drinking project (RDP). Special attention has been devoted to the gender perspective and to the limits of sensible/safe drinking. Methods: The data sources used are a postal survey to GPs and nurses in the primary health care (PHC) in the County of Skaraborg, Sweden, 2002 and... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8345-4
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