Search results for "Substance Abuse"

Results 41 - 50 of about 98 for "Substance Abuse".

Clearing patients for takeoff a new duty for internists

conditions, substance abuse, or other conditions, are followed closely and are clinically stable is necessary. ... diagnostic curiosity and taking a very good medical history, making sure that if there are things that are unanswered (for example, a
July 2017

Preventing suicide in primary care

4. Feeling trapped or in unbearable pain. 5. Increased substance use. ... The SAFE-T (Suicide Assessment Five-step Evaluation and Triage) pocket card and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline wallet cards and magnets are available from the Substance Abuse
October 2018

This doctor's 'complex' patients aren't who you think they are

patient's personal characteristics (challenging patients),. --patient's mental health issues (includes substance abuse), and.
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--Doctors should increase alcohol counseling among their panels

Health care professionals reported lack of time, training, and self-efficacy; discomfort discussing the topic; perceived difficulty working with substance use patients; skepticism of treatment effectiveness; patient resistance; and lack of
November 2021

Easing screens for intimate partner violence

Other conditions that can signal underlying IPV include substance abuse, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder, said Megan R. ... Certain behaviors are red flags for abuse, such as avoiding invasive exams, having problems adhering to medication
October 2020

Clearing up confusion over Medicare coverage for vaccines

Q: I read about the new codes for smoking cessation counseling and substance abuse screening and brief intervention services in the February 2008 ACP Internist. ... Physician documentation should reflect both the work associated with the smoking
March 2008

Of PCPs and THC

Yes, people who abuse the system to get drugs to abuse or sell and doctors who dole out drugs like candy are the ones to blame. ... It simply doesn't happen. I think it's because people feel fortunate to have me as their doctor and don't want to abuse
November 2021

Transitional care can be effective, underused

He described five broad domains that can help frame a patient's vulnerability: any substance abuse issues, overall ability to care for themselves (e.g., taking pills, keeping appointments), financial stability
November 2018

Doctors and the opioid epidemic

I am against all forms of bodily pain, both foreign and domestic. I wish the world were pain free. When I am suffering from even a routine h...
November 2021

QD: News Every Day--1 in 5 Americans had mental illness in 2011

16.8%). The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's National Survey on Drug Use and Health also shows that 11.4 million adults (5% of the adult population) suffered ... 6.1%). Serious mental illness led to a higher rate of substance
November 2021

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