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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

September 7, 2022

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

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

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

Peers support patients in addiction recovery

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

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

Team up to treat opioid addiction

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

Studies analyze rise in infective endocarditis hospitalizations related to drug use

One recent study found an increase since 2008 in the hospitalization rate for stroke associated with infective endocarditis and opioid use, while another compared outcomes of infective endocarditis among patients who inject drugs versus those who do not.
6 Feb 2019

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