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Coprescribing Naloxone with Long-Term Opioids Effective and Feasible Free

Coprescribing naloxone to people who take opioids for chronic pain is both feasible and has clinical benefit.

FDA Approves Implant to Treat Opioid Dependence Free

The FDA has approved a buprenorphine implant as a maintenance treatment for opioid dependence.

How to Discuss Gun Ownership with Patients Free

Physicians have provided tips for talking to patients about firearms in light of a 2011 Florida gag law designed to prevent such discussions.

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Using Antipsychotics to Treat Agitation or Psychosis in Patients with Dementia: An APA Clinical Guideline

These medications, when used conservatively, can help dementia patients with dangerous levels of agitation, psychosis, or violent behavior.