Alcohol intoxication

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Emergency Medical Technicians Use Checklist To Identify Intoxicated Individuals who Can Safely Go to Detoxification Facility Rather Than Emergency Department 12/24/12

Trained emergency medical technicians in and around Colorado Springs and El Paso County, CO, use a checklist to evaluate intoxicated individuals to determine if they need to go to the emergency...

Hospital Partners With Residential Treatment Facility to Offer Alternative Setting to Intoxicated Patients, Reducing Emergency Department Length of Stay 06/30/11

Through the Community Alcohol Program, the University of Louisville Hospital and a residential alcohol treatment center (called The Healing Place) offer a safe, alternate treatment...

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Detoxification Center Evaluation Checklist 02/06/13

The Detoxification Center Evaluation checklist can be used to evaluate intoxicated individuals to determine if they need to go to the emergency department or can safely be transported directly to a county detoxification facility.

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A Call to Action: Changing the Culture of Drinking at U.S. Colleges 12/17/07

This 66-page report describes the new understanding of dangerous drinking behavior by college students and its consequences for both drinkers and nondrinkers. It offers a simple framework aimed at changing the culture of drinking on college...

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