Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Improving Outcomes among Medical/Surgical Inpatients with Alcohol Use Disorders|
||Palo Alto, CA
|Congressional District Code:
||Health Services R&D
|| September 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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In FY2014, over 57,000 Veterans with diagnosed alcohol use disorders (AUDs) received VHA inpatient medical-surgical services. This likely underrepresents the prevalence of AUDs among Veteran inpatients, because these conditions often go undiagnosed during hospital stays. The high prevalence of AUDs among VHA medical-surgical inpatients is of critical concern because AUDs and medical conditions exacerbate one another, and their co-occurrence increases the use of costly health services. Yet, there...
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