Search results for "Substance Abuse"

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Breaking barriers to buprenorphine

Others, such as those with more severe mood disorders or co-occurring substance use disorders, need more help. ... The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) offers educational resources.
September 2018

QD: News Every Day--MedPAC recommends primary care pay raise

The 12 recommended indicators include measures of access to care, quality of health care services, healthy behaviors, injury, physical environment, social environments, chronic disease, mental health, responsible sexual behavior, substance abuse,
November 2020

Don't be anxious about psychiatric diagnoses

Heck no, they see you when they're depressed.”. Alcohol abuse and family history of bipolar disorder (both of which are more common in bipolar patients than depressed ones) can be ... Patients who have a history of substance abuse or dependence
June 2013

Don't blame doctors for prescription drug overdoses

Poor pain management and prescription drug abuse has become a catch-22 in the U.S. ... opioids. Having more opioids in circulation increases the risk of abuse and diversion, hence the catch-22.
November 2020

Do doctors have a right to free speech? Hippocrates weighs in

We ask about specific sexual practices. We ask about prior or current substance abuse. ... We ask if patients are alcoholics. We ask if patients are suffering from abuse or neglect.
November 2020

Creating a practice that's open to GLBT patients

GLBT patients may also be more likely to engage in substance abuse, from smoking and overuse of alcohol to illegal drugs. ... When people come in for an STI check, I ask, ‘What raised the concern?’” It's almost always related to substance abuse,
January 2013

Clearing patients for takeoff a new duty for internists

conditions, substance abuse, or other conditions, are followed closely and are clinically stable is necessary. ... diagnostic curiosity and taking a very good medical history, making sure that if there are things that are unanswered (for example, a
July 2017

QD: News Every Day--Impressions of drug-seeking behavior drive ER providers' opioid prescribing

There was only fair agreement of drug abuse risk among emergency clinicians' impressions of patients and the monitoring program guidelines that are meant to help them, a study found.
November 2020

Preventing suicide in primary care

4. Feeling trapped or in unbearable pain. 5. Increased substance use. ... The SAFE-T (Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage) pocket card and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline wallet cards and magnets are available from the Substance Abuse
October 2018

QD: News Every Day--Judge blocks Florida's 'gun gag' of physicians

a "critical role" in counseling on diet, exercise, substance abuse, domestic violence, risky recreational activities, use of swimming pools and smoke detectors, and firearms safety.
November 2020

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