Opioid use disorder

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‘REACH-IN’: A HOSPITAL-BASED INITIATIVE TO CONFRONT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Background: Persons with opioid use disorder (OUD) represent an estimated 4-11% of hospitalized patients and are increasingly admitted for opioid-related complications. In response to the opioid epidemic, national organizations have recommended hospitals develop protocols to [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:05+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on ‘REACH-IN’: A HOSPITAL-BASED INITIATIVE TO CONFRONT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

GO HOME WITH NALOXONE: A RESIDENT-LED, MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO INCREASE NALOXONE PRESCRIBING AT DISCHARGE FOR PATIENTS AT RISK OF OVERDOSE

Background: Driven by the current opioid epidemic, drug overdose has become the leading cause of unintentional death nationwide. Efforts are underway to decrease unnecessary opioid prescribing. Hospitalists care for many patients with preexisting opioid prescriptions [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:07:10+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on GO HOME WITH NALOXONE: A RESIDENT-LED, MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO INCREASE NALOXONE PRESCRIBING AT DISCHARGE FOR PATIENTS AT RISK OF OVERDOSE

NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME LOS AND COST REDUCTION IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Background: In utero opioid exposure can result in neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). NAS incidence has increased five-fold in the last decade. NAS is a serious condition characterized by central nervous system hyperirritability and autonomic nervous [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:38+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Pediatrics, Research|Comments Off on NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME LOS AND COST REDUCTION IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

THE B-TEAM (BUPRENORPHINE): MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH OPIOID USE DISORDER IN THE HOSPITAL

Background: Despite a public health crisis - over 500,000 individuals have died from opioid overdoses since 2000 – and the availability of effective therapies, most patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) are not offered treatment. [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:49:45+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Oral Presentations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on THE B-TEAM (BUPRENORPHINE): MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH OPIOID USE DISORDER IN THE HOSPITAL