Any pattern of alcohol use causing significant physical, mental, or social dysfunction; key features are tolerance, withdrawal, and persistent use despite problems.
Alcohol abuse: mal...
For management of acute withdrawal, please see “Alcohol Withdrawal.”
For outpatient withdrawal treatment, see “Alcohol Withdrawal, Treatment” or http://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0201/p495.html.
Outpatient detoxification: daily visits (not recommended for heavy alcohol abuse)
Early outpatient rehabilitation: weekly visits
F10.10 Alcohol abuse, uncomplicated
F10.20 Alcohol dependence, uncomplicated
F10.239 Alcohol dependence with withdrawal, unspecified
F10.288Alcohol dependence with other alcohol-induced disord...
CAGE Questionnaire: >2 “yes” answers is 74-89% sensitive, 79-95% specific for alcohol use disorder; less sensitive for white women, college students, elderly. Not an appropriate too...
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