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Research & Reviews  108 results

Caffeine Toxicity Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/821863-workup

Aug 24th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies The patient's signs and symptoms should guide the use of laboratory studies. In hemodynamically stable patients with mild symptoms who give a clear history of caffeine ingestion, no laboratory studies are indicated. The followin...

Clinical Correlates and Outcomes of Methamphetamine-Associated Cardiovascular Diseases ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9496303
Journal of the American Heart Association; Curran L, Nah G et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2022 - Background Methamphetamine misuse affects 27 million people worldwide and is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD); however, risk factors for CVD among users have not been well studied. Methods and Results We studied hospitalized patients i...

Encouraging Abstinence Behavior in a Drug Epidemic
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04927143

Jul 21st, 2022 - Over the past decade, the annual number of drug-related deaths more than doubled in the United States (Swensen, 2015). In particular, over the 2001-2013 period, overdose deaths involving prescription pain relievers tripled while those involving he...

Lung, Liver and Skin Changes in an Infant with Positive Methamphetamine.
https://doi.org/10.1080/15513815.2022.2080309
Fetal and Pediatric Pathology; Subramaniam K, Hazmi HB et. al.

May 28th, 2022 - The increased use of illicit drugs continues to lead to the discovery of various unexpected pathologies. This 7-month-old infant died suddenly at home. Pulmonary artery fibrinoid necrosis, diffuse fatty liver changes, and skin rash were the main h...

Antimicrobial-Resistant Shigella spp. in San Diego, California, USA, 2017-2020.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9155871
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Gaufin T, Blumenthal J et. al.

May 25th, 2022 - Annually, Shigella spp. cause ≈188 million cases of diarrheal disease globally, including 500,000 cases in the United States; rates of antimicrobial resistance are increasing. To determine antimicrobial resistance and risk factors in San Diego, Ca...

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Guidelines  1 results

The Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) task force recommendation...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22303521
Annals of Clinical Psychiatry : Official Journal of the A... Beaulieu S, Saury S et. al.

Feb 4th, 2012 - Mood disorders, especially bipolar disorder (BD), frequently are associated with substance use disorders (SUDs). There are well-designed trials for the treatment of SUDs in the absence of a comorbid condition. However, one cannot generalize these ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  8 results

Encouraging Abstinence Behavior in a Drug Epidemic
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04927143

Jul 21st, 2022 - Over the past decade, the annual number of drug-related deaths more than doubled in the United States (Swensen, 2015). In particular, over the 2001-2013 period, overdose deaths involving prescription pain relievers tripled while those involving he...

A Hybrid Type II Trial of the Optimizing Resilience and Coping With HIV Through Internet Delivery in Ryan White Clinics in Chicago
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05123144

Apr 8th, 2022 - Current HIV prevention strategies for PLWH emphasize engagement across the HIV Continuum of Care: linkage to and retention in care, adherence to antiretroviral therapy, and maintenance of suppressed viral load. The National HIV/AIDS Strategy goals...

Screening of Pulmonary Hypertension in Methamphetamine Abusers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04019600

Aug 10th, 2021 - Methamphetamine is a potent central nervous system stimulant originally prescribed for individuals with neuropsychiatric diseases. Owing to its highly addictive nature, illicit use has emerged as a major public health problem worldwide. It causes ...

TAPS-ESP: Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription Drug, and Illicit Substance Use Electronic Spanish Platform
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03879785

Aug 21st, 2019 - Linguistically Accurate Screening and Assessment is Critical for Quality Patient Care. Accurate screening, diagnosis and treatment are entirely dependent on a linguistically-accurate and culturally-relevant assessment, especially for sensitive top...

Risky Decision Making in Methamphetamine Users: The Role of Opioid Blockade
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01822132

Mar 5th, 2019 - The purpose of this protocol is to learn more about impulsive decision making in people who use methamphetamines. The investigators would like to know if a medication called naltrexone changes how people make decisions. The investigators would als...

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News  26 results

Rising Meth-related Heart Failure Admissions a 'Crisis,' Costly for Society
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/955232

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Rates of heart failure (HF) caused by methamphetamine abuse are climbing quickly in the western United States, at great financial and societal cost, suggests an analysis that documents the trends in California over a recent decade. In the new stud...

Adolescent Alcohol, Drug Use Tied to Other Risky Behaviors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923471

Jan 8th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - Teens who binge drink or abuse prescription opioids may be more likely to engage in other risky behaviors as well, two new studies suggest. Adolescents who binge drink are more likely to drive drunk or ride with drivers who are ...

Bloody Philippine Drug War Fails to Curb Methamphetamine Supply - VP
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923384

Jan 8th, 2020 - MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has only managed to curb the supply of methamphetamines by less than 1% of annual consumption, proof that it has been a bloody failure, his main political rival, the vice presi...

Clues to Mysterious Deaths: Doctors Who Help
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919052_4

Nov 6th, 2019 - Was there foul play? Examining the body, Robinson found knife wounds. Detectives found a knife in the stove, wrapped in a towel, but she does not know what happened next. In another case of Robinson's, a man was found dead in his garage. Robinson'...

Fast Five Quiz: Drug Overdoses
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/920159

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Drug overdose remains a significant concern worldwide, with nearly half a million deaths annually. In the United States, drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for adults younger than 55 years. Drug-related deaths now outnumber those attrib...

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Patient Education  4 results see all →