Brief interventions for heavy alcohol users admitted to general hospital wards.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;(8):CD005191
Authors: McQueen J, Howe TE, Allan L, Mains D, Hardy V
Brief interventions involve a time-limited intervention focusing on changing behaviour. They are often motivational in nature using counselling skills to encourage a reduction in alcohol consumption.
PMID: 21833953 [PubMed - in process]