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Adapting primary care to include transgender patients

transgender patients (e.g., depression and anxiety) just as any other patient,” with more complex problems like suicidality or intensive substance abuse “referred to transgender-affirming mental health providers.” Resources like
November 2017

Why should we shell out so much money for health care for the poor?

Medicaid's real weakness is that it pays and keeps on paying for the diseases of self-abuse and is not designed to make the necessary social impact to prevent the ... misery that leads to the problems of drug abuse, interpersonal violence, alcoholism and
November 2020

Searching for signs of eating disorders

Studies indicate that 12% to 18% of patients with anorexia battle substance abuse, as do 9% to 55% of patients with bulimia. ... A literature review published online in Substance Abuse in March 2012 by researchers at the University of Florida noted that
February 2013

Recording patient visits questioned

Who will safeguard protected health information (e.g., HIV, mental illness, substance abuse) that is stored on portable devices in digital format?
June 2018

Clearing up confusion over Medicare coverage for vaccines

Q: I read about the new codes for smoking cessation counseling and substance abuse screening and brief intervention services in the February 2008 ACP Internist. ... Physician documentation should reflect both the work associated with the smoking
March 2008

Internists don't need to defer treating pain

And for the most part, such patients are not at high risk for substance abuse, experts said, though precise estimates of risk are not available. ... According to “Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: A Resource Manual and Literature Review,”
May 2011

Breaking the cycle of patient trauma

A trauma-informed approach in health care involves recognition of the widespread impact of trauma and its signs and symptoms in patients and clinicians, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental ... Source: CDC. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health
February 2019

Unmask malnutrition with careful questions

For older patients, additional risks include depression, cognitive impairment, oral health, polypharmacy, living alone, and substance abuse, according to Gordon Jensen, MD, PhD, professor and head of nutritional sciences at Penn ... Thomas advised. In
April 2015

Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing

Although some who abuse prescription opioids obtain drugs through friends and family, an analysis published in the May 2014 JAMA Internal Medicine found that doctors were a key source for chronic ... Implement an opioid treatment agreement;. Screen for
April 2015

Letters to the Editor

In fact, in HIV-based practices, the current recommendations cover most preventive/health maintenance tasks such as smoking and substance abuse cessation counseling, STD education and screening/treatment, diabetes and lipid
April 2010

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