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Fast Facts About Substance Use Disorders

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Fast Facts About Substance Use Disorders

SKU# 9780826161222

What Every Nurse, APRN, and PA Needs to Know

Author: Brenda Marshall EdD, PMHNP-BC, ANEF, Jack Spencer

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Description 

The only current resource for APPs caring for people with SUDs in clear, concise format

This greatly needed resource is the first to provide evidence-based information and strategies for APRNs and PAs who work with individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs). Written in a concise, bulleted style for easy access to critical information, the reference addresses often-undiagnosed medical and psychiatric conditions which may accompany SUDs and the ethical considerations of working with affected patients and families.

Written by noted substance abuse experts, the resource distills key information about SUDs, explaining what they are and what they are not, and the role of APPs in helping afflicted individuals to recover. It discusses how to identify SUDs regarding signs and symptoms, emergency response, and specific disorders. Also addressed is the use of pharmacology to treat SUDs including complementary and alternative medications, person-centered care for individuals with SUDs across the lifespan, and how to care for afflicted individuals in a variety of settings.

Key Features:

  • Distills current, evidence-based information in a concise, bulleted, pocket-sized format
  • Organized for quick access to information
  • Delivers proven strategies for successful nursing interventions
  • Defines substance abuse disorders across the lifespan
  • Discusses how to de-stigmatize people with substance abuse disorders
  • Explores legal and ethical implications surrounding provision of health care to patients with SUDs

Product Details 

  • Publication Date November 19, 2018
  • Page Count 228
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826161222
  • EISBN 9780826161239

Table of Contents 

Contents

Preface

Part I DEFINING AND ASSESSING SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

1. Defining Substance Use, Misuse, and Abuse—Examining the Continuum

2. Assessing Substance Use: Tools and Techniques

Part II IDENTIFYING SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

3. Alcohol Use Disorder

4. Tobacco Use Disorder

5. Cannabis Use Disorder and Hallucinogenic Use Disorder

6. Stimulant Use Disorder

7. Opioid Use Disorder

Part III PHARMACOLOGY AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS: DETOXIFICATION AND MAINTENANCE TREATMENT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

8. Alcohol Use Disorder: Detoxification and Stabilization

9. Tobacco Use Disorder: Detoxification and Stabilization

10. Opioid, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, and Cannabis Use Disorders: Detoxification and Stabilization

Part IV NONPHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENTS FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

11. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

12. Psychotherapeutic Treatments for Substance Use Disorders

13. Care for Substance Use Disorders in the Clinic and Community

14. The Innovations and Programs Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

Index