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Research & Reviews  17 results

Marijuana: Know the Rules in Your State
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/178864/pain/marijuana-know-rules-your-state/page/0/1

Nov 5th, 2018 - Perhaps most interesting, emerging data suggest that use and abuse of prescription drugs may be decreasing in states where medical cannabis is legal. 12 Two recent studies examining cannabis laws and prescription of opioids found that “medical cann.

Pain Control in the Presence of Drug Addiction.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11916-016-0561-0
Current Pain and Headache Reports; Vadivelu N, Lumermann L et. al.

Apr 13th, 2016 - Drug addiction is present in a significant proportion of the population in the USA and worldwide. Drug addiction can occur with the abuse of many types of substances including cocaine, marijuana, stimulants, alcohol, opioids, and tranquilizers. Th...

Alcohol involvement in opioid pain reliever and benzodiazepine drug abuse-related emerg...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4584609
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Jones CM, Paulozzi LJ et. al.

Oct 9th, 2014 - The abuse of prescription drugs has led to a significant increase in emergency department (ED) visits and drug-related deaths over the past decade. Opioid pain relievers (OPRs) and benzodiazepines are the prescription drugs most commonly involved ...

An inevitable wave of prescription drug monitoring programs in the context of prescript...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4138942
BMC Pharmacology & Toxicology; Islam MM, McRae IS

Aug 16th, 2014 - In an effort to control non-medical use and/or medical abuse of prescription drugs, particularly prescription opioids, electronic prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP) have been introduced in North-American countries, Australia and some par...

Recreational drugs of abuse.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12016-013-8382-y
Clinical Reviews in Allergy & Immunology; Albertson TE

Jul 8th, 2013 - The use of recreational drugs of abuse continues to expand without limitations to national boundaries, social status, race, or education. Beyond the prevalence of illicit drug use and dependence, their contribution to the global burden of disease ...

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Guidelines  13 results

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs)
https://www.asam.org/advocacy/find-a-policy-statement/view-policy-statement/public-policy-statements/2018/04/24/prescription-drug-monitoring-programs-(pdmps)
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Apr 10th, 2018 - Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are statewide electronic databases that collect designated data from pharmacies and medical offices that dispense controlled substances in the state. PDMPs are maintained at the state level and housed.

Public Policy Statement on Ethical Promotion of Addiction Treatment Medications: ASAM Guideline
https://www.asam.org/docs/default-source/public-policy-statements/public-policy-statement-on-ethical-promotion-of-addiction-medications.pdf?sfvrsn=ed557dc2_6
American Society of Addiction Medicine

Sep 8th, 2017 - Significant and rapid progress has been made in both the scientific understanding of the disease of addiction and the medical interventions available to treat it. There has been especially notable expansion in the number of prescription pharmacoth.

Use of Naloxone for the Prevention of Opioid Overdose Deaths: ASAM Guideline
https://asam.org/advocacy/find-a-policy-statement/view-policy-statement/public-policy-statements/2014/08/28/use-of-naloxone-for-the-prevention-of-drug-overdose-deaths
American Society of Addiction Medicine

Oct 7th, 2016 - Naloxone is a mu-opioid antagonist with well-established safety and efficacy that can reverse opioid overdose and prevent fatalities. Naloxone treatment of opioid overdose has been in use in hospital settings for decades.

Practice Guidance for Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders: Results of an...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4470850/
Farmer, C.

Mar 31st, 2015 - Although numbers of physicians credentialed to prescribe buprenorphine has increased over time, many credentialed physicians may be reluctant to treat individuals with opioid use disorders due to discomfort with prescribing buprenorphine. Though p.

Methadone Safety: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American Pain Society and College o...
http://www.jpain.org/article/S1526-5900(14)00522-7/pdf
Chou R, Cruciani RA et. al.

Mar 31st, 2014 - The American Pain Society (APS) and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), in collaboration with the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), commissioned an interdisciplinary panel to develop a clinical practice guide- line on safer prescribing of.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  37 results

Marijuana: Know the Rules in Your State
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/178864/pain/marijuana-know-rules-your-state/page/0/1

Nov 5th, 2018 - Perhaps most interesting, emerging data suggest that use and abuse of prescription drugs may be decreasing in states where medical cannabis is legal. 12 Two recent studies examining cannabis laws and prescription of opioids found that “medical cann.

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs)
https://www.asam.org/advocacy/find-a-policy-statement/view-policy-statement/public-policy-statements/2018/04/24/prescription-drug-monitoring-programs-(pdmps)
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

Apr 10th, 2018 - Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are statewide electronic databases that collect designated data from pharmacies and medical offices that dispense controlled substances in the state. PDMPs are maintained at the state level and housed.

Public Policy Statement on Ethical Promotion of Addiction Treatment Medications: ASAM Guideline
https://www.asam.org/docs/default-source/public-policy-statements/public-policy-statement-on-ethical-promotion-of-addiction-medications.pdf?sfvrsn=ed557dc2_6
American Society of Addiction Medicine

Sep 8th, 2017 - Significant and rapid progress has been made in both the scientific understanding of the disease of addiction and the medical interventions available to treat it. There has been especially notable expansion in the number of prescription pharmacoth.

Use of Naloxone for the Prevention of Opioid Overdose Deaths: ASAM Guideline
https://asam.org/advocacy/find-a-policy-statement/view-policy-statement/public-policy-statements/2014/08/28/use-of-naloxone-for-the-prevention-of-drug-overdose-deaths
American Society of Addiction Medicine

Oct 7th, 2016 - Naloxone is a mu-opioid antagonist with well-established safety and efficacy that can reverse opioid overdose and prevent fatalities. Naloxone treatment of opioid overdose has been in use in hospital settings for decades.

Dentistry and the Opioid Epidemic
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/867751

Aug 25th, 2016 - Pain Relief and Dental Procedures In the United States, drug overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death. Mortality rates from drug overdose more than doubled during 1999-2013, from 6.0 per 100,000 population in 1999 to 13.8 in 2013.[1] ...

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News  3 results

Marijuana: Know the Rules in Your State
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/178864/pain/marijuana-know-rules-your-state/page/0/1

Nov 5th, 2018 - Perhaps most interesting, emerging data suggest that use and abuse of prescription drugs may be decreasing in states where medical cannabis is legal. 12 Two recent studies examining cannabis laws and prescription of opioids found that “medical cann.

Dentistry and the Opioid Epidemic
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/867751

Aug 25th, 2016 - Pain Relief and Dental Procedures In the United States, drug overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death. Mortality rates from drug overdose more than doubled during 1999-2013, from 6.0 per 100,000 population in 1999 to 13.8 in 2013.[1] ...

Teens Drinking Less, but Smoking Pot More
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/46752/pediatrics/teens-drinking-less-smoking-pot-more
MDedge Psychiatry; Heidi Splete

Dec 15th, 2011 - Daily cigarette smoking and binge drinking among American teenagers declined over the past year, but the use of marijuana and the abuse of prescription drugs remain a problem, data from the 2011 Monitoring the Future survey have shown. The Nationa.

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