Hepatitis

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This web page provides brief recommendations for monitoring patients undergoing buprenorphine treatment using liver function tests, and the proper actions to take if a patient develops hepatitis.
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PCSS Guidance
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A wealth of information from the CDC about the types of hepatitis viruses, including HBV and HCV.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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This set of guidelines aids physicians in providing detoxification and substance abuse treatment, specifically examining co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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Discussing the psychosocial aspects of treatment in patients receiving Buprenorphine/Naloxone
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Physician Clinical Support System (PCSS-MAT)
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This publication discusses the medical co-management of hepatitis infection and opioid abuse.
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Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
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This chapter of TIP 43 is aimed to help treatment providers identify co-occurring medical problems in patients who are addicted to opioids.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association (SAMHSA)
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This research report from NIDA discusses the scope of heroin use in the US, immediate and long term effects of heroin use, the medical complications of heroin use, how heroin abuse affects pregnant women, and more. It also discusses treatments for heroin addiction, including buprenorphine.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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