The Pharmacist's Guide to Opioid Use Disorders

The Pharmacist's Guide to Opioid Use Disorders
1st Ed.
2018 © American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Merrill Norton, PharmD, ICCDP-D
ISBN-13: 978-1-58528-586-0


A Must-Read for Pharmacists on the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic

The Pharmacist’s Guide to Opioid Use Disorders provides comprehensive guidance to all aspects of the opioid epidemic, starting with a discussion of the neuroscience of substance use disorders.

The Most Current Information, Science, and Best Practices In One Concise Guide Divided into 10 chapters, each addressing an important issue and written by a clinician who has expertise in managing patients with opioid use disorders, this unique guide provides healthcare professionals with practical, concrete advice for:

  • • Using a patient friendly screening process
  • • Developing brief intervention skills
  • • Explaining the various opioid use disorder treatment options
  • • Aiding in an opioid overdose rescue
  • • Working with pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders and their infants
  • • And more

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