addiction specialist

(1) Addictionologist
(2) A general practitioner thrust in the role, when one of his/her patients suffers an addiction, or an allied health care professional—e.g., a nurse or psychologist—functioning in the context of an ‘outreach’ program

addiction specialist

Substance abuse specialist, addictionologist, addictologist A health professional–eg, a psychiatrist, who manages a Pt with dependence on various substances of abuse–eg, alcohol, cocaine, opiates, tobacco Salary $79K + 17% bonus
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Hospitals like Advocate Good Samaritan in Downers Grove are working on procedures to pair an addiction specialist with revived overdose patients in the emergency department, with a goal of linking patients to an outpatient clinic where they can start medication-assisted treatment.
Estimates suggest there are currently about 4,400 actively practicing certified addiction specialist physicians (addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry) in the country, but data on the specialty workforce is limited," according to the report.
If an addiction specialist was part of that group, items such as prescribed medications could be recognized instantly.
Not from a marriage counselor yet, but from an addiction specialist.
Adam Seidner, global medical director at Travelers, who is also an addiction specialist.
The hub is defined as a centralized addiction specialist physician-lead team who will provide support and other services to the spokes, which are defined as the primary care providers who will provide treatment to patients in their community.
Rick Smith, a psychiatrist and addiction specialist, said he believes voters are being misled to think that conditions like Alzheimer's disease, post-traumatic stress and anxiety could be helped by marijuana.
Kate Taylor, an addiction specialist for Mersey Care mental health trust, said: "In a couple of categories, Liverpool had recorded high rates of admissions of individuals with a primary or secondary diagnosis of drug-related mental and behavioural disorders.
The star's primary physician Dr Michael Schulenberg and addiction specialist Dr Howard Kornfeld have been speaking to police.
The pair are his primary physician Dr Michael Schulenberg and addiction specialist Dr Howard Korn, said US website TMZ.
April 20: According to Kornfeld attorney, Dr Howard Kornfeld, an addiction specialist from California, is asked by Prince's representatives to help the star.
s West Street Health Center in Camden, has received her Board Certification from the American Board of Addiction Medicine as an addiction specialist.

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