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Screening for Alcohol Use and Misuse in Older Adults: Using the Short Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test–Geriatric Version.

Naegle, Madeline A. PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: November 2008 - Volume 108 - Issue 11 - p 50–58
FEATURE: How to Try This

Madeline A. Naegle is a professor at the New York University College of Nursing, where she coordinates the psychiatric– mental health advanced practice nursing program, which includes a specialization in substance-related disorders.

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How to Try This is a three-year project funded by a grant from the John A. Hartford Foundation to the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University's College of Nursing in collaboration with AJN. This initiative promotes the Hartford Institute's geriatric assessment and screening tools, Try This: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults: The series will include articles and corresponding videos, all of which will be available for free online at Nancy A. Stotts, EdD, RN, FAAN (, and Sherry A. Greenberg, MSN, GNP-BC (, are coeditors of the print series. The articles and videos are to be used for educational purposes only.

Routine use of Try This tools or approaches may require formal review and approval by your employer.

Screening for Alcohol Use and Misuse in Older Adults: Erratum

We inadvertently omitted the financial disclosure statement. This article should have included the following statement saying, "The authors of this article have no significant ties, financial or otherwise, to any company that might have an interest in the publication of this educational activity."

This erratum is published in the March 2009 issue of AJN.

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