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Addiction treatment rare after hospitalization for endocarditis related to injection drug use

Fewer than one-quarter of adults received medication for opioid use disorder (OUD) in the three months after discharge for injection drug use-associated endocarditis, and OUD treatment was associated with reduced mortality risk only in the month when patients were receiving it.
21 Oct 2020

AHA offers guiding principles to treat infective endocarditis in patients who inject drugs

In patients who inject drugs, management of infective endocarditis without addiction treatment “is failing to treat the underlying cause of illness, an ideal that is a principal tenet in all other medical conditions,” the American Heart Association (AHA) said in a scientific statement.
7 Sep 2022

Peers support patients in addiction recovery

Hospitals find help from people who've dealt with their own addictions.
15 Jul 2020

10 tips for physician wellness and more pandemic coverage

The July ACP Hospitalist is online and in the mail, with tips from the front lines on surviving COVID-19, additional articles about the pandemic, and a special focus on care for inpatients with addiction.
15 Jul 2020

May 18, 2022

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

Substance use problems in the U.S. exacerbated by pandemic, studies indicate

The percentage of urine tests that were positive for illicit drugs increased, an ED saw more nonfatal opioid overdoses, and experts offered hospitalist-specific advice on handling substance use disorders.
30 Sep 2020

September 7, 2022

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

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

Hospitalist-led program improved care for patients with opioid use disorder

Use of evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder during admission increased significantly from 36% before the project to 57% after its implementation, a single-center study found.
18 May 2022

Team up to treat opioid addiction

Hospitalists can improve care even without the expertise of an addiction medicine consult service.
15 Sep 2021

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