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Brief alcohol interventions questioned By Caroline Price, Senior medwireNews Reporter UK experts report finding no extra benefit from giving patients in principal care brief advice or brief lifestyle guidance about alcohol misuse, as compared with offering written information simply prescription drugs . Patients who received feedback and the brief information or counseling after undergoing screening were no more most likely, at either of two follow-up factors, to self-report a reduction in hazardous or harmful drinking than those receiving leaflets.