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CAMH and McMaster Addictions Curriculum Project

This collaboration between the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and McMaster is an educational initiative to promote curriculum innovation and resources related to the spectrum of alcohol use disorders.

Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol (CIWA-A)

A scoring system that nurses and physicians can use to assess the severity of alcohol withdrawal and monitor response to treatment. A CIWA-A score of 10 or more indicates significant withdrawal.