Search results for "Substance Abuse"

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Rates of substance abuse treatment remain low for opioid use disorders

with opioid abuse or dependence symptoms and to determine whether they received treatment for opioid use disorders in the prior 12 months. ... treatment limitations (such as visit limits) for mental health or substance use disorders were no more
October 2015

Documenting adverse drug reactions and poisonings

Email your coding questions. If a patient is admitted for treatment or evaluation of a physical condition related to substance abuse or dependence, the physical condition is normally the principal diagnosis, ... Coders cannot report alcohol or substance
January 2010

Hospitalizations, heart valve surgeries for drug-associated infective endocarditis increase

For instance, they should know that no evidence exists to support concerns around providing postdischarge outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy to people with a history of substance use, according to the editorialist. ... Initiating medical treatment
December 2018

Alcohol detox: To admit or not?

Thomas, MD, clinical director in the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse and unit chief of the Detoxification Clinical Service at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City. ... Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2006; 32:435-52. [PMID: 16864472]. National
August 2014

Nearly all patients received prescription opioids after an overdose, study finds

H] ospitals and emergency departments must have systems in place to identify patients who are seeking care for problems directly related to substance abuse (such as abscesses, endocarditis, or overdose) and ... Research suggests that patients
January 2016

Fighting the battle against PTSD

A VA hospitalist might also encounter PTSD in a patient admitted for problems related to alcohol or drug use, as substance abuse is very common among PTSD sufferers, experts said. ... Dalton said. Mentally ill individuals often neglect their physical
September 2008

Dealing with addiction

member per month for high-risk patients with medical and psychiatric substance abuse issues. ... There is practically no medical setting where one does not see substance abuse every day.”.
December 2010

Program can help opioid-dependent inpatients transition to outpatient treatment

Thirty-five percent of the 203 patients enrolled in a long-term OTP, while 15% completed methadone taper, 4% entered outpatient or residential substance abuse treatment, and 2% entered an inpatient
March 2010

Letter from the Editor

Some of this issue's topics include substance abuse in doctors, improved transitions of care, and appropriate use of telemetry. ... Assistance is at hand. Most states run physician health programs, which help connect doctors to confidential treatment,
March 2012

The March issue is now online

The March issue of ACP Hospitalist is now online, with stories about substance abuse in physicians, a novel transitions-of-care program, and cardiac monitoring. ... Substance abuse in physicians is no more common than in the general public, but it can be
March 2012

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