Expert Conversations: Using an Alcohol Screening Tool for HIV Patients
In this podcast, Evan Brickner and Trini Mathew, MD, MPH, discuss their latest research paper on evaluating for alcohol use disorder among patients with HIV in their primary care clinic, how other clinicians can implement this screening tool, and the impacts that screening can have on patients' well-being. Read the transcript here.
- Brickner ED, Mathew T, Johnson P. Implementation and evaluation of alcohol screening tool in HIV patients. Paper presented at: IDWeek 2020; October 21-25, 2020; Virtual. https://www.eventscribe.net/2020/idweek/fsPopup.asp?efp=VFhWUUpXVFA2ODg4&PosterID=291123&rnd=0.906039&mode=posterinfo
- Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician’s Guide. US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Updated 2005. https://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/practitioner/cliniciansguide2005/guide.pdf [AUDIT tool]
- Mathew TA, Yanov SA, Mazitov R, et al; Tomsk Tuberculosis Alcohol Working Group. Integration of alcohol use disorders identification and management in the tuberculosis programme in Tomsk Oblast, Russia. Eur J Public Health. 2009;19(1):16-18. https://dx.doi.org/10.1093%2Feurpub%2Fckn093
Evan D. Brickner is a fourth-year medical student in the Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Trini Mathew, MD, MPH, is the medical director of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control in the Departments of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine at Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak in Royal Oak, Michigan.