Alcohol Intake

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Those under the influence of alcohol may have reduced capacity for informed consent, may be unreliable donors and may suffer from other associated health problems.

Guidance

If >40 units/week ask donor if plans to cut down. Delete from register if no plans to cut down.

Do not accept if:-

Self-declared alcoholic, unless now alcohol-free for at least two years. Evidence of alcohol related organ damage (liver/cardiac/neurological)

Liver function tests are NOT indicated at VT

Discuss with medical officer if required.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Alcoholic

Alcoholism

Version

Version 1, Edition 2

Date of Last Update

9 June 2016