Protocol-Driven Treatment of Alcohol Withdrawal in a General Hospital: When Theory Meets Practice
- Office detox for alcohol abuse. Ganz, Samuel B. // Patient Care;3/15/1993, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p108
Interviews Samuel B. Ganz, member of the Patient Care board of editors and an expert in addiction medicine, regarding his administration of a detoxification program. Patients who respond best to outpatient detoxification; Management of withdrawal symptoms; Role of disulfiram in the program.
- Capsule Commentary on Stephens et al., Who Needs Inpatient Detox? Development and Implementation of a Hospitalist Protocol for the Evaluation of Patients for Alcohol Detoxification. Staiger, Thomas // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Apr2014, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p647
The author discusses aspects on the article "Who Needs Inpatient Detox? Development and Implementation of a Hospitalist Protocol for the Evaluation of Patients for Alcohol Detoxification," by J. R. Stephens and colleagues. Topics discussed include quality improvement of medical services,...
- Treatment for alcohol related problems. Ritson, Bruce // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/15/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7483, p139
Presents the latest installment of the ABC of alcohol which examines treatment for alcohol related problems. Cost effectiveness of brief intervention in the primary care of hospital setting; Motivational interviewing which is a non-confrontation approach in which the doctor helps the patient...
- Zyban. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p581
This article presents information on Zyban which is a proprietary, non-prescription preparation of the newly introduced drug bupropion, and can be used to alleviate the withdrawal symptoms experienced when giving up smoking tobacco products. It is available as tablets.
- Beyond the Basics -- Understanding the Greater Implications of the NADA Protocol. Toomin, Rachel // American Acupuncturist;Spring2007, Vol. 39, p22
The article offers information on the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) five-point acupuncture treatment protocol. Although initially thought to be relevant only during initial detoxification and drug withdrawal, the protocol has been successfully expanded to other uses in...
- HOW TO QUIT THE CURE. Kelley, Raina; Springen, Karen // Newsweek;8/8/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 6, p57
Mentions the withdrawal symptoms from antidepressants that are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). Information about Zoloft, Prozac, and Paxil; Websites offering advice to people who quit SSRI; Tips for minimizing discomfort and relapse; Suggestion that SSRI users taper off the drug...
- ACU GUIDELINES PANEL ASKS FOR FIELD INPUT. // Guidepoints: Acupuncture in Recovery;Apr2002, p3
Reports the meeting for improving the treatment protocol on integrating acupuncture into addiction treatment settings in Bethesda, Maryland. Description of outcomes and applications in different settings; Assignment for gathering of information; Examples of unusual acu detox treatment settings.
- Gender-related differences in pharmacological relapse prevention with flupenthixol decanoate in detoxified alcoholics. Wiesbeck, G. A.; Weijers, H. -G.; Wodarz, N.; Lesch, O. M.; Glaser, T.; Boening, J. // Archives of Women's Mental Health;2003, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p259
Summary Â¶A study recently finished by our research group elucidated the effectiveness of flupenthixol decanoate (FLX) in maintaining abstinence in detoxified alcoholics. Flupenthixol decanoate is an established antipsychotic drug, which is well known for its mild antidepressant and anxiolytic...
- STUDIES OUT ON RAPID DETOX, MENOPAUSAL DISTRESS. // Guidepoints: Acupuncture in Recovery;Jul2003, p1
Reports on two studies on the therapeutic use of acupuncture. Reduction in the severity of the withdrawal symptoms associated with naloxone-induced rapid detoxification from opiates; Role of electroacupuncture in treating menopausal psychological distress.