NICE Bites – Alcohol-use disorders

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites March 2011; No 28 includes one topic; Alcohol-use disorders; CG115. Sections covered include; identification and assessment, psychological interventions, pharmacological treatment (acamprosate, naltrexone, disulfiram, benzodiazepines) and prescribing advice.