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RESPONSE TO CORTI 2 The screening tests that you have indicated and included for adults are accurately identified according to the standards of drug and substance and alcohol abuse screening (Babor, 2017). It is indeed preferable to choose the type of screening tool appropriately to yield the most accurate results. You clearly put an emphasis on these factors which include the type of substance abuse suspected or confessed and the age of the patient. These factors that you have mentioned should be the initial consideration of a nurse in selecting the most suitable screening tool. The Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription medication and other Substance use (TAPS) screening tool that you have mentioned can be very helpful in screening the adults. It contains relatively precise, easier and fewer questions as compared to other tools which makes it a very convenient tool even for self-administration and analysis (Knickman, 2016). I also agree to the
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