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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s West Street Health Center in Camden, has received her Board Certification from the American Board of Addiction Medicine as an addiction specialist.
Contact: Clare Waismann, Registered Addiction Specialist 310-205-0808 Email
Dr Alex Wodak, an addiction specialist, said people were attracted to synthetic drugs because they were easier to acquire and think they were safe to use, The Guardian reported.
Dr Jas Grewal, an alcohol addiction specialist, says the number of women with alcohol-related complaints has risen over the past ten years and blames a range of social and economic factors for the phenomenon.
He said he reached out to addiction specialist Bob Forrest as soon as he arrived in the US on May 6.
17 ( ANI ): Speculations are rife that the Jonas Brothers have 'hired' a famous addiction specialist, Mike Bayer, after the trio was spotted hanging out with him following the cancelation of their tour.
WEBSTER - Candy Finnigan, the addiction specialist featured on "Intervention," the Emmy-winning A&E documentary series that chronicled real-life addicts and their efforts to get sober, is coming to town.
Deering spoke of the different roles and responsibilities of the generalist nurse, the mental health nurse, whom she described as a generalist/specialist nurse, and the addiction specialist nurse.
If there are patients who are concerned about a family member with an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problem, refer them to an addiction specialist, usually available in your area telephone book.
Following recommendations from an advisory panel to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposing tighter restrictions on hydrocodone drugs, for example Vicodin, Norco and Lortab, Clare Waismann, registered addiction specialist and administrative director for the WAISMANN METHOD[R] opiate treatment, is urging doctors nationwide to practice restraint in prescribing these medications due to their highly-addictive chemical nature.
Last November, the American Society of Addiction Medicine's (ASAM) board approved a new set of performance measures for addiction specialist physicians developed through the organization's Practice Improvement and Performance Measures Action Group (PIPMAG).
Change Inc believes that Richard Dow, registered addiction specialist and professional coach, is the powerhouse behind the change.

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