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February 02, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

New addiction medicine consult service improved hospital staff perceptions of care

The consult service provided management of withdrawal, medications such as methadone and buprenorphine, counseling and behavioral treatment, peer engagement and support, and linkages to community-based addiction care.
2 May 2018

August 16, 2023

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

Few internal medicine residency programs provide clinical opioid-related training

A 2019 survey of members of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine found that while 82% of programs required some training in safe opioid prescribing and opioid use disorder treatment, few programs required clinical experiences.
10 Nov 2021

Hospital addiction medicine consults less likely among Black patients, study finds

In a retrospective study at an urban U.S. safety-net hospital, patients with substance use disorder were less likely to have an order placed for addiction medicine consultation if they were Black than if they were White, and Black patients who did receive an order were less likely to be seen.
16 Aug 2023

High stakes: Considerations about cannabis

More Americans are taking cannabis, complicating inpatient care. Understanding patients' use patterns and history is key to mitigating risks during a hospital stay.
7 Feb 2024

Only half of ICU patients with alcohol use disorder received thiamine, despite guidelines

An observational study of ICU patients with alcohol use disorder found that use of thiamine supplementation was 59% for those admitted for alcohol withdrawal, 26% for septic shock, 41% for traumatic brain injury, and 24% for diabetic ketoacidosis.
8 Dec 2021

Finding a better way to handle inpatient substance use

Many addiction medicine clinicians don't know whether their institutions have policies for responding to suspected substance use during a hospitalization, and those that do often disagree with them.
15 Nov 2023

In-hospital addiction consults may increase treatment of substance use disorder postdischarge

In a cohort study in Oregon, patients were treated by the Improving Addiction Care Team service, an addiction medicine consult service offered at one large academic hospital.
21 Aug 2019

Handling HCV in the hospital

A program led by infectious disease specialists began treating inpatients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) during hospitalization.
6 Dec 2023

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