QD: News Every Day--Less than 1% of anesthesiology residents had substance abuse disorders during training
15% of all abusers had a prior history of substance abuse before training. ... 28 individuals (7.3%) died during the training period, all related to substance abuse.
QD: News Every Day--Substance abuse treatment rates rise in ambulatory care settings. ... The absolute number of visits for substance abuse increased from 10.6 million in 2001 through 2003 to 18 million in 2007 through 2009 (P=0.006).
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
Two studies assessed the results of physician-specific substance abuse treatment programs in the U.S. ... Another study in the issue looked at the potential roots of these substance abuse problems, by analyzing the drinking habits of med students.
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
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
Mark S. Gold, MD, knows how difficult it is to identify and treat substance abuse in primary care. ... Once you've identified the patient with a substance abuse problem, the question is how to treat.
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
Health Aff (Millwood). 2016;35:1324-32. [PMID: 27335101] doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1496. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. ... Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health
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.