Chemical Dependency and the Physician
- Obligations of general practitioners to substance misusers. Dicker, Andrew // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Aug1999, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p422
The article examines the moral dilemma as a result of the variable availability of services for substance abusers in the community. The refusal of physicians to offer treatment to drug users is unethical and represents a dereliction of their moral duty to their potential patients. The age of...
- DUAL DIAGNOSIS. Kahn, Ash // Pulse;6/28/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 25, p36
The article focuses on the role of general practitioners (GP) in managing dual diagnosis disorders in Great Britain. There is a need for GP to be aware of the process and intensity of addiction and assess patients for cross-addictions. Although speed of access is important, there is no quick...
- Start Talking! BIZ. DOEHREL, ANDREW // Smart Business Akron/Canton;Jun2015, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p11
The article discusses the Start Talking! BIZ (Business Impact Zone), a collection of tools and resources designed to help businesses in Ohio address the issues of substance abuse and addiction in the workplace. Topics include how the program is an extension of the Start Talking! program which...
- Opiate addiction success. // Pulse;5/31/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 21, p11
The article cites a study on the treatment status for opiate addiction in Great Britain. Treatment has improved in the wake of national guidelines. However, general practitioner involvement has not improved in line with other areas. In addition, researchers find that methadone and buprenorphine...
- Moving addiction treatment into the 21ST century. PYLKAS, ANNE // Minnesota Medicine;Mar2013, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p34
In this article, the author focuses on the treatment of drug addiction into the 2121ST century. He mentions several steps to be taken by physicians including following of evidence-based treatment standards, recognizing of the different stages of addiction and providing treatment and setting up...
- Current options in the management of opioid dependence: A review. Bouchard, Gary J.; Faistl, Kenneth W.; Monaco, Joseph L. // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;May2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p41
The article focuses on the management of opioid addiction. It states that the physician assistants (Pas) must be aware on the significance of diagnosis and management of narcotic abuse and dependence but they do not need specialization in addiction medicine to care for opioid-addicted patients....
- Drug testing role hazy in business. Crom, Meggin // Las Vegas Business Press;7/21/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p10
Focuses on the research paper on substance abuse in the workplace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Queries on biological markers; Analysis of urine and hair tests; Increase of corporate finance on drug testing for employees.
- Drug and alcohol abuse: A Canadian perspective. Cunningham, B.H. // Canadian Business Review;Summer92, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p17
Opinion. Presents the author's views on substance abuse in the Canadian workplace. Various surveys on the issue; Its implications on employers; Drug testing versus Canadian solutions.
- FORM: Drugs and Alcohol. Guerin, Lisa; DelPo, Amy // Create Your Own Employee Handbook;2013, pF18
A form related to making policy about using drugs and alcohol at workplace by employees is presented.