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ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine, The

Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Herron, Abigail J.; Brennan, Timothy Koehler
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-19446-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 88
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Derived from The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th Edition – widely hailed as the definitive comprehensive clinical reference in the field – this companion resource presents the collective wisdom of hundreds of esteemed authorities on the art and science of addition medicine. Yet, it does so in a succinct format that will appeal to specialists seeking a more streamlined, quick-access reference source.

- Find the authoritative answers you need on everything from the pharmacology of addiction through diagnosis, assessment, and early intervention; various forms of addiction management…treatment of individual patient populations; management of intoxication and withdrawal; pharmacologic and behavioral interventions; recovery programs; medical disorders and complications…co-occurring addiction and psychiatric disorders; pain and addiction; children and adolescents; and ethical, legal, and liability issues.
- Contribute to public health in the area of addiction thanks to a special introductory chapter entitled “A Public Health Approach to Prevention: The Health Professional’s Role.”
- Easily switch back and forth between the this book and the parent text thanks to a parallel chapter organization.
- Zero in on the most important, practical information thanks to highly focused, efficient coverage.
- Maximize your understanding and retention of vital concepts with the aid of key points summaries, review questions, and suggested readings in each chapter.

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Herron, Abigail J.; Brennan, Timothy Koehler
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-19446-3
  • Specialty:
    Substance Abuse
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd Ed.
  • Pages: 712
  • Illustrations: 17
  • Year: 2015
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 88

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