James talks to Professor Kate Conigrave about alcohol withdrawal on the wards.
Script Writer: Duncan Campbell
Summary Writer: Duncan Campbell
Editor: James Edwards
Interviewee: Kate Conigrave
Kate Conigrave is an addiction medicine specialist and public health physician. She works as a senior staff specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. There, she is involved in both inpatient and outpatient treatment for alcohol or drug use disorders.
Kate is also a conjoint Professor at the University of Sydney and has acted as an editor of two clinical texts “Addiction Medicine”, published by Oxford University Press and “The Handbook for Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Work”, published by the University of Sydney. She has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has received the Senior Scientist Award of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs.
With Professor Kate Conigrave, Staff Specialist in Addiction Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
You are a junior doctor working after hours when you receive a phone call from a nurse who is worried about a patient that may be withdrawing from alcohol.
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