Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Guidelines and Recommendations

PHC settings are in a pivotal position for early detection and brief intervention with risky drinkers and the prevention of alcohol related harm

To provide evidence-based information and to raise awareness on alcohol-related issues, specially in the area of risky drinking, among PHC professionals.

The clinical guidelines include:

  • A set of statements about appropriate health care to support daily practice, based on evidence and critical appraisal.
  • A set of recommendations to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for the management of alcohol problems