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Primary Care for Persons Who Inject Drugs - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2019 - More than 750,000 persons in the United States inject opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine, or ketamine, and that number is increasing because of the current opioid epidemic. Persons who inject drugs (PWID) are at higher risk of infectious and noninfectious skin, pulmonary, cardiac, ...

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0115/p109.html

Recognition of Alcohol and Substance Abuse - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2003 - Ten percent of the population abuses drugs or alcohol, and 20 percent of patients seen by family physicians have substance-abuse problems, excluding tobacco use. These patients can be identified by relying on regular screening or a high index of suspicion based on

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https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0401/p1529.html

Screening and Intervening for Patients with Substance Use Disorders - Editorials - ...

Apr 1, 2003 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Apr 1, 2003 Issue Editorials Screening and Intervening for Patients with Substance Use Disorders DANIEL C. VINSON, M.D., M.S.P.H., University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri Am Fam Physician. 2003 Apr...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0401/p1443.html

Screening for Illicit Drug Use - Putting Prevention into Practice - American Family ...

Sep 15, 2009 - Case study: An 18-year-old woman visits your office for routine prenatal care. She is in the first trimester of pregnancy and has had no notable medical problems. The physical examination is normal, and she expresses no concerns.

American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0915/p629.html

Screening for Illicit Drug Use: Recommendation Statement - U.S. Preventive Services ...

Sep 15, 2009 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening adolescents, adults, and pregnant women for illicit drug use.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0915/p623.html

Screening for Inhalant Abuse in Children and Adolescents - Editorials - American Family...

Sep 1, 2003 - Advertisement << Previous article Next article >> Sep 1, 2003 Issue Editorials Screening for Inhalant Abuse in Children and Adolescents MICHAEL T. LYNSKEY, PH.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri Am Fam Physician. 2003 Sep 1;68(5):811-812. Related...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0901/p811.html

Urine Drug Tests: Ordering and Interpreting Results - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2019 - Urine drug testing is an essential component of monitoring patients who are receiving long-term opioid therapy, and it has been suggested for patients receiving long-term benzodiazepine or stimulant therapy. Family physicians should be familiar with the characteristics and capabilities ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/0101/p33.html

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