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Physician drug testing

They also endorse the other “patient safety measures” included in the proposition, including mandating that providers check a controlled substance database similar to the New York State I-STOP database before
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Baby boomers face care shortage for mental health, substance abuse issues

QD: News Every Day--Baby boomers face care shortage for mental health, substance abuse issues. ... Without a comprehensive overhaul, millions of baby boomers will likely face difficulties getting diagnoses and treatment for mental health conditions and
November 2020

Addiction and substance abuse can strike anyone

Addiction and substance abuse can strike anyone. Over the course of a year, I have an alternating pattern of caffeinated coffee ingestion. ... While the tobacco habit is most common, there's an abundance of alcohol abuse in my practice, which I am sure
November 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

Drug news

The study was funded in part by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, but no word on whether the DEA is thinking about rolling back prohibitions on hallucinogens. ... In other drug-related news, the White House announced today that ten states are now
November 2020

Painfully aware

She didn't look well. No one "looks well" sitting in an crowded ER, but she really didn't look good. At first glance from across the room I ...
November 2020


I told her about this 12-step organization that tackled food relationships much like other tried and true organizations helped patients deal with substance abuse issues.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. They examined 472 million prescriptions written for psychotropic drugs from August 2006 and July 2007 and found general practitioners prescribed 62 percent of antidepressants
November 2020

Preventive care still on during COVID-19

Those tests could be paired with electronic questionnaires to screen for other issues, including substance abuse and depression.
November 2020

QD: News Every Day--Overdoses on prescription drugs double in past decade, as states juggle prevention programs

But only 1 in 10 Americans with a substance abuse disorder receives treatment. ... Nearly half of states (24 and Washington, D.C.) are participating in Medicaid Expansion, which helps expand coverage of substance abuse services and treatment.
November 2020

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