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Risky drinking among community pharmacy customers in New Zealand and their attitudes towards pharmacist screening and brief interventions.

Authors
  • Sheridan, Janie
  • Stewart, Joanna
  • Smart, Ros
  • McCormick, Ross
Type
Published Article
Journal
Drug and alcohol review
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
31
Issue
1
Pages
56–63
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00293.x
PMID: 21463372
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study indicates there is scope for community pharmacists to undertake SBI for risky drinking, and that customers find this to be acceptable. Targeted screening may well be useful, in particular for smokers. Further research is required to explore the effectiveness of SBI for risky drinkers in this setting.

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