Table 11Databases searched and inclusion/exclusion criteria for clinical evidence

Electronic databasesCINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Cochrane Library
Date searchedSystematic reviews from 1993 to March 2010. All other searches from database inception to March 2010
Study designSystematic reviews, RCTs
Patient populationThose with alcohol dependence or alcohol misuse
InterventionsStepped-care approach versus TAU
OutcomesAny drinking outcome; engagement or attendance in aftercare sessions or programmes


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