Alcohol Use Disorders

Matthew Coulson
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Matthew Coulson
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Alcohol Use Disorders lecture given in Week 1

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Question 1

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Which group of the population have the highest rate of drinking alcohol?
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  • 15-19
  • 20-30
  • 30-40
  • 40-50

Question 2

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What defines 1 unit of alcohol?
Answer
  • 10ml of pure alcohol
  • 1ml of pure alcohol
  • 5ml of pure alcohol
  • 15ml of pure alcohol
  • 20ml of pure alcohol

Question 3

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A high risk drinker is someone who drinks in excess of [blank_start]14[blank_end] units of alcohol per week
Answer
  • 14
  • 21
  • 15
  • 18
  • 13

Question 4

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UK Guidelines for alcohol consumption: An individual should drink less than [blank_start]14[blank_end] units of alcohol in a single week. An individual should have at least [blank_start]3[blank_end] non-drinking days in a single week.
Answer
  • 14
  • 13
  • 15
  • 18
  • 21
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 2

Question 5

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The 'CAGE' tool can be utilised to detect harmful drinking in an individual. What does CAGE stand for? C = [blank_start]Cut down[blank_end] A = [blank_start]Annoyed[blank_end] G = [blank_start]Guilty[blank_end] E = [blank_start]Eye Opener[blank_end]
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  • Cut down
  • Annoyed
  • Guilty
  • Eye Opener

Question 6

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Despite the use of CAGE, which tool is most commonly used in Scotland to detect harmful drinking? [blank_start]AUDIT[blank_end]
Answer
  • AUDIT

Question 7

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Which receptors are typically inhibited by alcohol?
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  • Non-NMDA Glutamate Receptors
  • NMDA Glutamate Receptors
  • GABA Receptors

Question 8

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Which type of inhibitory receptor does alcohol typically stimulate? [blank_start]GABA[blank_end] Receptors
Answer
  • GABA

Question 9

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A patient admitted to hospital two days ago for an alcohol related incident has started experiencing the following symptoms: course tremor, intense sweating, nausea and he has had 1 seizure. A collateral history taken from his sister reveals that the patient is a chronic alcoholic. he is therefore likely suffering from alcohol [blank_start]withdrawal[blank_end]
Answer
  • withdrawal

Question 10

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Three days after admission, the same patient has a worsening of symptoms; sweating heavily with a now high blood pressure. He is also acutely confused and experiencing visual hallucinations. Which alcohol related condition is he likely suffering from? [blank_start]Delirium Tremens[blank_end]
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  • Delirium Tremens

Question 11

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Alcohol Withdrawal/Delirium Tremens is typically treated by medications of the [blank_start]benzodiazepine[blank_end] class. They may also be given Vitamin Supplementation of Vitamin [blank_start]B1[blank_end], to present potential Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Answer
  • B1
  • benzodiazepine

Question 12

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In Tayside, the most commonly utilised benzodiazepine used to treat alcohol withdrawal is called ...
Answer
  • Lorazepam
  • Diazepam
  • Chlordiazepoxide

Question 13

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Which Vitamin deficiency can present in alcoholism?
Answer
  • Thiamine
  • Niacin
  • Folic Acid
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin A

Question 14

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An alcoholic patient presents with acute confusion, abnormally abducted left eye and an ataxic gait. It is likely that they are suffering from [blank_start]Wernicke's Encephalopathy[blank_end]
Answer
  • Wernicke's Encephalopathy
  • Korsakoff Syndrome
  • Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease

Question 15

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A different alcoholic patient admitted to Ninewells presents with the following symptoms: memory loss with confabulation, lack of insight and apathy towards all activities. He has been an alcoholic for over 40 years and has rarely stopped drinking during this time. What is this patient likely suffering from?
Answer
  • Wernicke's Encephalopathy
  • Korsakoff Syndrome
  • Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease

Question 16

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Which of the following diseases is reversible via Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Supplementation?
Answer
  • Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease
  • Wernicke's Encephalopathy
  • Korsakoff Syndrome

Question 17

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One way of tackling alcoholism is the prescription of a drug called Disulfiram, which makes patients nauseous and become flushed when they drink small amounts of alcohol. What type of drug is this?
Answer
  • Acetaldehyde Dehydrogenase Inhibitor
  • Alcohol Dehydrogenase Inhibitor
  • Alcohol Dehydrogenase Agonist
  • Acetaldehyde Dehydrogenase Agonist

Question 18

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Certain drugs given for alcohol misuse disorders tackle the craving and reward effects elicited by alcohol consumption: [blank_start]Naltrexone[blank_end] - Reduces alcohol craving [blank_start]Acamprosate[blank_end] - Reduces the 'reward' feelings caused by alcohol consumption
Answer
  • Acamprosate
  • Naltrexone
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