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Team up to treat opioid addiction

Hospitalists can improve care even without the expertise of an addiction medicine consult service.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/09/team-up-to-treat-opioid-addiction.htm
15 Sep 2021

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.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/10/4.htm
10 Nov 2021

Preventing readmissions, VTEs, and more

The new year will bring a new ACP Hospitalist.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/11/letter-from-the-editor.htm
15 Nov 2021

Buprenorphine often discontinued around surgery despite risks

A retrospective cohort study of Veterans Affairs patients who were prescribed buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorder in 2018 and hospitalized after major surgery found that about two-thirds experienced a perioperative buprenorphine dose hold.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/29/3.htm
29 Sep 2021

Hospitalizations involving alcohol, other substance disorders increased by 57% in recent years

A study of U.S. acute care visits from 2014 to 2018 found that on average, 9.3 million (9.4%) ED visits and 1.4 million (11.9%) hospitalizations per year involved alcohol use disorders or substance use disorders, with rates of both increasing over time.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/22/2.htm
22 Sep 2021

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