Treatment with buprenorphine is easier, less
time consuming and far more effective for management of opioid
withdrawal and OUD than standard care with clonidine, IVF, haldol
and other symptomatic therapies.
Induction with buprenorphine is easy, requires
no IV or labs, and is usually accomplished in 1-2
Medication Assisted Treatment or (Medication
for Addiction Treatment) is an important frontier in ED care of
patients with Opioid Use Disorder. Naltrexone, methadone and
buprenorphine are the medications approved for the treatment of
Addiction is a disease that is widely
misunderstood and rarely taught in...
sleep is an independent risk factor for development of health
problems such as type 2 diabetes. A 2019 study, randomized
participants to 3 groups: 9 hours of sleep, 5 hours of sleep with
weekend catch-up sleep, and 5 hours of sleep without catch-up
sleep. In the sleep...