Screening and diagnosis

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This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended to provide primary care clinicians and other healthcare providers with a framework by which to evaluate, treat, and manage the individual needs and preferences of patients with substance use disorders (SUD), leading to improved clinical outcomes. (From the website.)
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Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense
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This step-by-step guide provides medical professionals a clear clinical plan from patient history intake to follow-up visit after administering XR-Naltrexone injections.
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The Objective Opiate Withdrawal Scale (OOWS) contains 13 physically observable signs, rated present or absent, based on a timed period of observation of the patient by a rater.
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Reprinted from Handelsman, L., Cochrane, K. J., Aronson, M. J., et al. (1987) Two new rating scales for opiate withdrawal. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 13 (3), 293–308. By courtesy of Marcel Dekker, Inc.
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The Subjective Opiate Withdrawal Scale (SOWS) contains 16 symptoms whose intensity the patient rates on a scale of 0 (not at all) to 4 (extremely).
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Reprinted from Handelsman et al. 1987, p. 296, by courtesy of Marcel Dekker, Inc.
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The DAPA-PC is a self-administered (via computer), internet-based screening instrument with automatic scoring, patient profile for medical reference, and unique motivational messages.
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Practical tools and guidance for treating chronic pain in adults who have a history of substance use disorders. Topics include chronic pain management, treatment with opioids, substance abuse assessments and referrals.
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SAMHSA
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The following is a list of currently waived analytes that are used in laboratory test systems. The list provides the analyte name as well as a link to the waived test system.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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The NM ASSIST is a screening tool that can be used in primary care to detect drug and alcohol abuse. The full version of the tool includes step-by-step screening algorithms.
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NIDA
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