SBIRT: A Literature Review

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Past research has focused on on the use of the SBIRT__________; however, did not review the association between the BAC level and the effective treatment interventions for patients to change their drinking behaviors, reducing re-hospitalization. Based on the review of literature, it can be hypothesized that the higher toxicology levels in patients receiving care in the STICU department at MCV will be associated with higher alcohol related intervention needs as suggested by the SBIRT. Additionally, we hypothesized that these results will vary by age, older patients screening higher on the SBIRT, than younger patients for more intensive interventions. In addition, a comparison review will look into the level of impairment in the patients who

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