AUDIT - Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test

Description

The AUDIT is a 10-item questionnaire which covers the domains of alcohol consumption, drinking behavior, and alcohol-related problems.

Special Instructions

Once the patient has submitted it, you my preview it on the uninitialed documents tab in the EMR. However, do not initial it or it won't later be pulled into your MobileNote.

Scores Produced

Total

Interpretation

  1. A score of 8 or more is associated with harmful or hazardous drinking.
  2. A score of 13 or more in women, and 15 or more in men, is likely to indicate alcohol dependence.

References

  • Saunders JB, Aasland OG, Babor TF, de la Fuente JR, Grant M. Development of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): WHO Collaborative Project on Early Detection of Persons with Harmful Alcohol Consumption–II. Addiction. 1993 Jun; 88(6): 791-804.
  • Babor, T.F., Biddle-Higgins, J.C., Saunders, J.B. & Monteiro, M.G. (2001). AUDIT: The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test: Guidelines for Use in Primary Health Care. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization.

Downloads

AUDIT.docx

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