CAGE-AID

CAGE-AID

The CAGE screening technique adapted to include drugs. The patient is asked if he or she has ever had to cut down his or her use of alcohol or drugs or been annoyed by criticism of alcohol or drug use.
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The CAGE-AID consists of CAGE questions that have been altered by expanding the scope of the questions to include drug use.
In previous studies of conjoint screening questionnaires on a convenience sample of primary care patients and a random sample of medical, surgical, and orthopedic inpatients, three of the CAGE-AID questions exhibited sensitivity and specificity rates of approximately 70%.