Search results for "Substance Abuse"

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QD: News Every Day--Less than 1% of anesthesiology residents had substance abuse disorders during training

15% of all abusers had a prior history of substance abuse before training. ... 28 individuals (7.3%) died during the training period, all related to substance abuse.
May 2020

QD: News Every Day--Substance abuse treatment rates rise in ambulatory care settings

QD: News Every Day--Substance abuse treatment rates rise in ambulatory care settings. ... The absolute number of visits for substance abuse increased from 10.6 million in 2001 through 2003 to 18 million in 2007 through 2009 (P=0.006).
May 2020

Opioid abuse potential prompts monitoring role for internists

Many pain and substance abuse experts feel the situation demands a change of emphasis in the various guidelines that exist for opioid use, particularly for chronic noncancer pain, such as those ... Contracts are useful because they communicate the
May 2011

Drinking and doctoring

Two studies assessed the results of physician-specific substance abuse treatment programs in the U.S. ... Another study in the issue looked at the potential roots of these substance abuse problems, by analyzing the drinking habits of med students.
May 2020


Her: “Do you think we should do any more testing?” Me: “I think we should check another round of cardiac enzymes, don't you?” Her: “I don't ...
May 2020

Great idea

Occasionally, I come across something that is so profound that it illuminates how I think about a whole host of other things. The emerging s...
May 2020

TB and drugs: A double whammy

But the substance abuse also makes it harder to treat the TB, according to a release from a new study in Archives of Internal Medicine. ... Why is this? Substance abusers may not get routine medical treatment, so they are less likely to be detected early.
May 2020

QD: News Every Day--Prescription opiates causing more treatment admissions

Five substance groups accounted for 96% of admissions: alcohol (42%), opiates (21%), marijuana (18%), cocaine (9%), and methamphetamine/amphetamines (6%), reported the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. ... Marijuana was either
May 2020

Are we to blame for the heroin epidemic?

Are we to blame for the heroin epidemic? During my training in the 70s, heroin use dominated our substance abuse horizon. ... For the next 30+ years, we rarely heard about heroin. Over the past 10 years we have seen increasing opiate abuse, but the
May 2020

Bias landmines

12:01 P.M. My intern was presenting this patient to me at this exact time. My tumbly was feeling pretty damn rumbly and lunch couldn't come ...
May 2020

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