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A Screening Tool for Assessing Alcohol Use Risk among Medically Vulnerable Youth

Authors: Levy S, Dedeoglu F, Gaffin JM, Garvey KC, Harstad E, MacGinnitie A, Rufo PA, Huang Q, Ziemnik RE, Wisk LE, Weitzman ER.

Summary: Dr. Dedeoglu and several other collaborators tested the efficacy and validity of the Youth Alcohol Screening Tool in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. They found that this screening tool was accurate in identifying alcohol use in adolescence with arthritis.

Publication Information: PLoS One. 2016