SILVER SPRING, MD. – A nonopioid agent for symptomatic treatment of opioid withdrawal could be another option to address the opioid epidemic.
Hospitalists can implement evidence-based practices to help stem the opioid crisis.
What effect does hospitalist empathy have on patient anxiety, ratings of physician communication, and duration of encounter?
Comorbidities like drug abuse and psychoses present much more often in those with hepatitis C.
Higher initial opioid requirements didn’t necessarily mean persistent opioid use later.
Is there an association between rurality and trends and characteristics of hospitalizations for opioid overdose?
Risks outweigh benefits for pediatric prescription cough and cold medicines containing opioids.
Many hospitalists address their own work-related distress by simply working less in total, but that isn’t an ideal solution for the field.
Advise patients to consider programs affiliated with major medical centers or established treatment centers, an expert says.