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Team up to treat opioid addiction

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

Preventing readmissions, VTEs, and more

The new year will bring a new ACP Hospitalist.
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.
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.
22 Sep 2021

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