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Research & Reviews  397 results

Role of community drug and alcohol services in physical healthcare for people who use i...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046577
BMJ Open; Bradbury M, Lewer D

Jul 28th, 2021 - To understand how clinicians working in addiction services perceive their responsibilities for physical healthcare of clients who use opioids, and how physical healthcare could be improved for this group. Qualitative study comprising semistructure...

Missed opportunities by health care providers to reduce racial/ethnic disparities in th...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108851
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Pinedo M

Jul 5th, 2021 - The objectives of this study were to: (1) investigate racial/ethnic differences in being offered information on alcohol treatment options by a health care provider; and (2) conduct stratified subgroup analyses to explore racial/ethnic differences ...

The effect of varenicline on smoking and drinking outcomes among Black and White adults...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2021.106970
Addictive Behaviors; Haeny AM, Gueorguieva R et. al.

Jul 4th, 2021 - Varenicline is an FDA-approved medication for smoking cessation and has demonstrated promise in reducing alcohol use. This study sought to compare the efficacy of varenicline in reducing smoking and drinking among Black and White people seeking al...

Mobile technology and task shifting to improve access to alcohol treatment services in ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108549
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment; O'Grady MA, Mootz J et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2021 - Unhealthy alcohol use (UAU) is a major public health challenge, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Mozambique is the fourth poorest country in the world where half of the population lives below the poverty line. UAU is frequent amon...

Using Behavioural Insights to Improve the Uptake of Services for Drug and Alcohol Misuse.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8297083
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Alderson H, Spencer L et. al.

Jul 3rd, 2021 - In the U.K., 270,705 adults were in contact with drug and alcohol treatment services between April 2019 and March 2020. Within the same time period, 118,995 individuals exited the treatment system, and just over a third (36%) left treatment withou...

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Guidelines  1 results

Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Dependence: The 2015 Recommendations of the French Alcohol ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6492872
CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics; Rolland B, Paille F et. al.

Jan 16th, 2016 - The latest French good practice recommendations (GPRs) for the screening, prevention, and treatment of alcohol misuse were recently published in partnership with the European Federation of Addiction Societies (EUFAS). This article aims to synthesi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  38 results

Alcohol Disorder hOsPital Treatment Trial
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02478489

Apr 22nd, 2020 - Hospitalization for medical illness is a unique and missed opportunity for intervention for alcohol use disorders (AUDs). Referrals can help link patients from hospitals to alcohol treatment. But most patients return to heavy drinking after hospit...

Delivering Treatment in DUI Programs to Reduce Alcohol-Related Disparities
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02588703

Apr 10th, 2020 - Enormous unmet needs for alcohol treatment exist among individuals convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) since up to 43% recidivate and 67% meet criteria for alcohol dependence. Investigators will test whether delivering a cognitive behav...

Does Treatment With GLP-1 Reduce Alcohol Intake in Patients With Alcohol Dependence?
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03232112

Oct 9th, 2019 - Number of patients and target population: 144 patients with a diagnosis of alcohol dependence and 25 healthy participants (described later). The patients included in the trial will be treated for 26 weeks with once-weekly subcutaneous injection of...

Enhancing Smoking Cessation in the Homeless Population
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01932996

Oct 12th, 2018 - To achieve the study goal, we have selected a 3-group randomized clinical trial (RCT) design that includes 1) Usual Care, 2) Intensive smoking cessation, and 3) Integrated Intensive Smoking and Alcohol Intervention. Due to low enrollment because o...

Topiramate Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders in African Americans
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03018704

Sep 18th, 2018 - Objective(s): Despite having lower rates of drinking and heavy drinking than European Americans (EAs), African Americans (AA) have significantly higher rates of mortality from a variety of alcohol-related conditions, including liver cirrhosis, acc...

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News  13 results

Online Help for People With Alcohol Use Disorder
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/152200/addiction-medicine/online-help-people-alcohol-use-disorder
Jan Dyer

Nov 8th, 2017 - In any given year, < 10% of people diagnosed with alcohol use disorder receive treatment, and many do not receive the type of care that best fits their needs. Two reasons may be that they don’t know where to turn for help, or they may not know tha.

More time in aftercare improves abstinence
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/133557/addiction-medicine/more-time-aftercare-improves-abstinence
MDedge Psychiatry; Heidi Splete

Mar 14th, 2017 - Patients treated for addiction for longer than 30 days showed a significantly higher abstinence success rate of 84%, compared with 55% for patients whose treatment stopped at 30 days, a study of 72 adults shows. The findings were not significantly.

Feds propose update to substance use privacy rules
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/106443/practice-management/feds-propose-update-substance-use-privacy-rules
Whitney McKnight

Feb 10th, 2016 - Proposed federal regulations aim to improve integrated patient care for substance use disorders while preserving patient privacy. The Health & Human Services department “is proposing to modernize the existing rules because new models are built on.

New Guidance on Screening, Intervention for Alcohol Misuse
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/840765

Mar 2nd, 2015 - New guidance for physicians and policy-makers describes screening and intervention for high-risk alcohol drinking, based on a review published online March 2 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. The evidence-based review targets healthcare...

Randy Travis Gets an LVAD, Future Uncertain
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/chf/40371

Jul 10th, 2013 - Grammy award-winning country music star Randy Travis has received the Impella pump, a percutaneous left ventricular assist device (LVAD), to help him as he battles viral cardiomyopathy, according to his publicist. Earlier reports said Travis had u...

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