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Nurs Clin North Am. 2019 Dec;54(4):495-501. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2019.08.006.

A Brief Overview of Identification and Management of Opiate Use Disorder in the Primary Care Setting.

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Carondelet Health Network, 2656 North Sahuara Place, Tucson, AZ 85712, USA. Electronic address: IanThomas83@gmail.com.

Abstract

This article offers a brief review geared toward primary care providers of the most critical aspects of the management of opiate use disorder, including screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment as well as medication-assisted treatment and the alarming trends and dangers of illicitly produced fentanyl.

KEYWORDS:

Fentanyl; MAT; Medication-assisted treatment; Opioid epidemic; Opioid use disorder; Overdose

PMID:
31703775
DOI:
10.1016/j.cnur.2019.08.006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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