Overcoming drug addiction solo: A mother finds strength. Recently, I saw a young woman referred to me for an opinion on her hepatitis C infection. ... addiction. She told me that she her two young kids gave her the motivation she needed to put her
In Florida, 24% of the doctors referred for treatment of drug addiction specialize in anesthesia, while only 4% of the state's practicing doctors work in the specialty. ... The No. 1 drug pregnancy problem is not alcohol. It's tobacco,” Dr.
Any individual who takes these medicines over time risks addiction, which is a new disease. ... of drug addiction. .
She sure did. A man I cared for on the hospital service had been ill and was estranged from his family due to a multi-year drug stronghold. ... And when things like drug addiction and untreated mental health issues and time stand as looming barriers,
can feed an underlying, destructive drug addiction, or refusing to order unneeded CT scans that can facilitate harmful radiation exposure.
Serious topics arise, like when Dr. White Coat encountered an ED patient whom he had pegged as a narcotic-seeking drug seller, only to learn she had brain cancer. ... on the road to drug addiction.
With one physician in charge, the patient's pain is more likely to be managed skillfully while the risk of fostering drug dependency and addiction is lessened. ... We can all agree that pain is the enemy. But, the medical profession in its zeal to
outrage. This outrage is misdirected. A small town in southern Indiana, already suffering from poverty and unemployment, has been hit with the double whammy of drug addiction and HIV.
Late last year, ACP wrote to President Trump expressing support for most of the recommendations of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis; in March 2018,
previous physician when things go wrong, that we yell at the nurses for their mistakes, that we have such high rates of alcoholism, drug addiction, and suicide.”.