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The role of alcohol in the management of hypertension in patients in European primary health care practices – a survey in the largest European Union countries

BMC Family PracticeBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201617:130

Received: 9 March 2016

Accepted: 1 September 2016

Published: 8 September 2016

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8 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12875-016-0529-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Social and Epidemiological Research Department, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Addiction Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Faculty of Medicine, Medical Sciences Building, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy & Center of Clinical Epidemiology and Longitudinal Studies (CELOS), Technische Universität Dresden
WHO Collaborating Center for Mental Health and Addiction, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Primary Health Care Center La Eria Oviedo
Primary Care Spanish Society SEMERGEN
Bavarian GP association (BHÄV)
Société Française de Médecine Générale
DUMG SMBH Université Paris 13
CMS Cornet
Italian College of General Practitioners
Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, Hamburg University, Universitätsklinik Hamburg-Eppendorf
Primary Health Care Center Ibiza, Servicio Madrileño de Salud
Sociedad Española de Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria (semFYC)
Departamento Medicina Interna, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Université Paris-Saclay, Univ. Paris-Sud, UVSQ, CESP, INSERM
APHP, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris-Sud
Copentown Healthcare Consultants
General Practitioner
Royal College of General Practitioners
IFT Institut für Therapieforschung
Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs (SoRAD), Stockholm University
WHO Collaborating Center for Health Promotion and Research on Alcohol and Alcohol-related Health Problems
Population Health Unit, National Observatory on Alcohol, CNESPS
Società Italiana di Alcologia (SIA), Italian Society of Alcohology
Addictions Unit, Psychiatry Department, Neurosciences Institute, Hospital Clinic
Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS)
Red de Trastornos Adictivos (RTA - RETICS), Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Technische Universität Dresden