E. Jennifer Edelman, MD, MHS; David A. Fiellin, MD
CME Objective: To review current evidence for health benefits, harms, prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and practice improvement of alcohol use.
Funding Source: American College of Physicians.
Disclosures: Dr. Edelman, ACP Contributing Author, has disclosed no conflicts of interest. Dr. Fiellin, ACP Contributing Author, reports personal fees from Pinney Associates outside the submitted work. Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M15-2510. Dr. Edelman was funded as a Yale Drug Abuse, Addiction and HIV Research Scholars Program (K12DA033312-02) during the writing of this manuscript.
Editors' Disclosures: Christine Laine, MD, MPH, Editor in Chief, reports that she has no financial relationships or interests to disclose. Darren B. Taichman, MD, PhD, Executive Deputy Editor, reports that he has no financial relationships or interests to disclose. Cynthia D. Mulrow, MD, MSc, Senior Deputy Editor, reports that she has no relationships or interests to disclose. Deborah Cotton, MD, MPH, Deputy Editor, reports that she has no financial relationships or interest to disclose. Jaya K. Rao, MD, MHS, Deputy Editor, reports that she has stock holdings/options in Eli Lilly and Pfizer. Sankey V. Williams, MD, Deputy Editor, reports that he has no financial relationships or interests to disclose. Catharine B. Stack, PhD, MS, Deputy Editor for Statistics, reports that she has stock holdings in Pfizer.
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Edelman EJ, Fiellin DA. Alcohol Use. Ann Intern Med. 2016;164:ITC1-ITC16. doi: 10.7326/AITC201601050
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2016;164(1):ITC1-ITC16.
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