Detoxification Protocols (January/February)

Date of Issue: 01/01/2015 | Volume: 3 | Number: 1

Issue Links:Learning Objectives | Editorial Information

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In This Issue


IN Naloxone for Opiate Overdose – Ready for Prime Time?

Topics: Addiction | Substance Abuse

Opioid overdoses have reached epidemic proportions. While the best solution would be to prevent opioid overdoses in the first place, an important piece in the effort to reduce these fatalities is to have a good way of preventing overdoses from leading to death. That’s where the opioid antagonist naloxone (Narcan) comes in.

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Expert Q&A

Alcohol and Benzodiazepine Detoxification

Topics: Addiction | Benzodiazepines | Substance Abuse

David A. Frenz, MD discusses inpatient detox for alcohol, and the approaches used for determining the right therapies.

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Research Update

Alcohol - Most Heavy Drinkers are Not Alcohol Dependent

Topics: Addiction | Substance Abuse

It’s often assumed that most excessive drinkers are alcohol dependent, but this is not necessarily the case.

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