Overdose deaths mark another record year, but experts hopeful
“But these numbers are still extraordinarily high. We shouldn’t suggest the crisis is in any way over.”
FDA moves to curb misuse of ADHD meds
The boxed warning will also advise heath care professionals to monitor patients closely for signs and symptoms of misuse, abuse, and addiction.
Medication-assisted recovery for opioid use disorder: A guide
Considering offering medical intervention for OUD to reduce mortality? It’s essential to understand the clinical benefits, limitations, and...
Young men at highest schizophrenia risk from cannabis abuse
For young men aged 21-30, the proportion of preventable schizophrenia cases related to cannabis abuse disorder may be as high as 30%.
Survey reveals room for improvement in teen substance use screening
Lack of treatment and referral options impedes routine substance use screening in primary care settings.
Why is buprenorphine use flatlining?
“Clinicians are not maximizing opportunities to initiate buprenorphine treatment among patients with opioid addiction,” Dr. Kao-Ping Chua said.
Evaluation of Gabapentin and Baclofen Combination for Inpatient Management of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a chronic disease characterized by an impaired ability to control alcohol use that...
Battlefield Acupuncture vs Ketorolac for Treating Pain in the Emergency Department
Acute pain is a primary symptom for many patients who present to the emergency department (ED). The ED team is...
New insight into the growing problem of gaming disorder
Massively multiplayer online role-playing games, first-person/third-person shooter games, real-time strategy games, and multiplayer online battle...
New guidelines for cannabis in chronic pain management released
New clinical practice guidelines for cannabis in chronic pain management may help clinicians offer an effective and less addictive alternative to...