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
Substance abuse isn't more common in physicians than in the general public, but it can be harder to spot. ... Dr. Guerrasio has raised substance abuse worries with a physician colleague twice in her career.
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
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
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,
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
Courtesy of Dr. Schaefer. According to CMS guidelines, every hospitalized patient needs to be screened for cigarette smoking, alcohol or substance abuse, and influenza/pneumonia immunization. ... To improve compliance with these core measures, we created
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
Sufferers may try to dull these feelings with substance abuse, overeating or activities like shopping or gambling.
When Dr. Miller first described the concept in 1983 as a treatment for alcohol abuse, he didn't anticipate its adoption in health care, but it seems to be a good ... abuse. “It's interesting that the problems [of substance abuse treatment and medicine]