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Flashcards in Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence Deck (8):
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AUDIT

Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test; greater than or equal to 8 points for men and greater than or equal to 4 points for women, children and aging adults (over 60) indicate a problem

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CAGE

Cutdown, Annoyed, Guilty, Eye-opener

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TWEAK

Tolerance, Worry, Eye-opener, Amnesia, Kut-Down; assessment for pregnant wome

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SMAST-G

Short Michigan Alcohol Screening Test - Geriatrics; 2 or more yes responses indicate an alcohol problem

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Abrasion

wound caused by rubbing the skin or mucous membrane

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Avulsion

tearing away of a structure or part

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Ecchymosis

hemorrhagic spot or blotch, larger than petechia, in the skin or mucous membrane, forming a nonelevated, round or regular, blue or purplish skin

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Petechiae

minute, pinpoint, nonraised, perfectly round, purplish red spots caused by intradermal or submucous hemorrhage, which later turn blue or yellow