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Alcohol treatment may be shifting to primary care

https://acpinternist.org/archives/2015/10/editors.htm. This issue covers topics such as the uptick of alcohol misuse treatment in primary care, the mind-body connection between mental health and ... In our story, staff writer Mollie Durkin looks into
October 2015

Test yourself

In the absence of a personal or family history of abnormal bleeding, liver disease, significant alcohol use, malabsorption, or anticoagulation therapy, the likelihood of a bleeding disorder is low, and no
October 2014

Chronic pain

Approximately 20% of decedents with chronic pain and 31.2% of those without it had suspected alcohol use at the time of death. ... Abuse of substances other than alcohol was noted in 17.6% of decedents with and 14.8% of those without chronic pain.
September 2018

Tools to screen for alcohol abuse

One in eight adults has an alcohol problem, and four in 10 seniors drink alcohol. ... Two follow-up tools to consider include the 10-question AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test), available online, and the six-question CRAFFT (Car, Relax,
September 2012

Highlights

Risk factors for opioid misuse included age younger than 45 years, drug or alcohol use disorder, tobacco use, or mental health disorder. ... Prevalence of risk factors for opioid misuse was 29.1% for age younger than 45 years, 7.6% for drug use disorder,
August 2011

Broad efforts needed to reduce alcohol-related traffic deaths

Poorman. “It should be part of taking vitals. You ask about depression, anxiety, and alcohol use,” she said. ... Dr. Saitz agreed. “Handle unhealthy alcohol use as a risk factor just like smoking … or diet,” he said.
May 2018

ACPNET brings continuing medical education into the clinic

ACPNET physicians have participated in initiatives focusing on diabetes and depression care, and are currently recruiting for new projects involving care for elderly patients, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, at-risk alcohol ... The most popular
March 2008

Integrating oral health into primary care

That includes asking whether they see a dentist and discussing issues that can affect oral health, such as smoking and drug and alcohol use.”. ... Getting appropriate dental care can improve self-esteem and employability, in addition to reducing pain,
November 2021

MKSAP Quiz: 6-week history of blisters

heavy alcohol use. ... Porphyria cutanea tarda, which may develop from extensive alcohol use, hemochromatosis, or hepatitis C virus infection, presents with skin fragility and small, transient, easily ruptured vesicles in sun-exposed areas, such
September 2017

Endo ‘08: new research ignites debate about best A1C goals

men with higher testosterone—a difference unexplained by age, smoking, alcohol use, exercise or waist circumference. ... Some risk factors for statin-associated myopathy are the use of fibrates or cyclosporine, drinking large quantities of grapefruit
September 2008

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