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Treat addicted patients for the long-term

Diagnosing addictions are often based on one question. An expert offers advice to make that one question count, and to move from diagnosis to treatment.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/06/addiction.htm
1 Jun 2009

Many patients do not use or discard prescription opioids after surgery, review finds

More needs to be done to reduce the oversupply of opioids after surgery because prescriptions are often not fully used, and easily diverted for nonmedical use, study authors said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/08/08/1.htm
8 Aug 2017

Extended-release naltrexone may be as effective as buprenorphine but more difficult to initiate

Buprenorphine might be a safer initial strategy for many patients because of the better chance of a quick, successful induction, a comment author noted.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/11/21/2.htm
21 Nov 2017

Finding common ground

Rather than standing on the sidelines, ACP selectively supports or opposes issues based on how closely they compare to our own policy recommendations, as determined by our membership.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/05/finding-common-ground.htm
1 May 2018

Opioids may be associated with increased risk for serious invasive pneumococcal infections

Patients with invasive pneumococcal disease had significantly greater odds than control participants of being current opioid users, and associations were strongest for long-acting opioids, high-potency opioids, and high-dose opioids.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/02/13/1.htm
13 Feb 2018

Success with STIs causes complacency

Progress made in combating HIV has caused people to feel a greater sense of security around sex and less worry about bacterial sexually transmitted infections.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/04/success-with-stis-causes-complacency.htm
1 Apr 2020

In this together

Correcting medical errors in a systematic manner has come a long way, but have we made progress in helping our colleagues and ourselves deal with mistakes?
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/11/in-this-together.htm
1 Nov 2017

Dear blog, my patients are nuts. Signed, anonymous

At the drive-up pharmacy, you hear the woman complaining about the size of her Lipitor co-payment. Then you spy a half-eaten Big Mac languishing on her dashboard.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/04/twentythree.htm
1 Apr 2008

Improving health of patients, practice environment

ACP's advocacy goals address improving payments to internists' services, reducing administrative tasks imposed on them, blocking insurance mergers, streamlining Medicare's Quality Payment Program, and much more.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/03/improving-health-of-patients-practice-environment.htm
1 Mar 2018

Breaking barriers to buprenorphine

Despite heightened awareness of the opioid crisis, treatment still eludes many patients who are struggling with addiction.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/09/breaking-barriers-to-buprenorphine.htm
1 Sep 2018

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