NRS 220 chapter 6,7,8

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  1. criteria for substance abuse
    • missing wo'rk, school
    • legal problems involving alcohol
    • family and friends isolation
  2. criteria for substance dependence
    • tolerance
    • withdraw
    • time spent to obtain substance
    • need to cut back but can't
  3. problems in aging adult regard alcohol
    • increased risk for dependence
    • decreased liver and kidney function
    • less muscle mass
    • not detected as easily
    • depression
  4. what is AUDIT
    • alcohol use disorders id test
    • 94% accurate
    • higher # the more likely they have problem
  5. how many points on audit test if problem
    8 or more = harmful drinking behavior
  6. CAGE
    • cutdown
    • annoyed
    • guilt
    • eye opener
  7. what is the 3 day rule
    takes three days to see progrssive symptoms of withdrawal
  8. T-ACE
    tolerance (how many drinks to make you feel high)
  9. TWEAK is
    used to evaluate women for alcohol problems during pregnancy
  10. GGT and AST are
    • liver function tests
    • they are increased if using alcohol in significant amounts
  11. Delirium Tremens peaks
    • day 2
    • goes away in 4
  12. chronic health problems associated with violence
    • neurolgic
    • GI
    • gynecologic
    • chronic pain
  13. what is useful for assessing vibrations
    • side of hand
    • metacarpal phalangeal joint

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