addictionologist

Addictionologist

A GP certified in the field of addiction medicine in the UK who specialises in drug and alcohol dependence and other addictive illness.

addictionologist

(ă-dik″shŏn-ol′ŏ-jĭst) [ addiction + -logy]
A specialist in the diagnosis, study, and treatment of psychological dependence.
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Forest Tennant is an internist, endocrinologist, and addictionologist who specializes in the research and treatment of intractable pain.
A South African addictionologist visited us recently and stated that South Africa has the same problem.
Table 1: Suggestions for Controlling Prescription Drug Abuse: * At or above 100mg MED (morphine equivalent dose)--recommend referral to Pain Management (PM) specialist * At or above 200 MED-require referral to PM specialist, evaluation by a psychiatric provider or addictionologist, and sleep study * Recommend against use of benzodiazepines in combination with opioids * At or above 30 mg methadone/day--Refer to pain specialist * Limit of four doses of short-acting opioids per day * Limit of one short-acting agent concurrently * Discontinue use of suboxone prescribing for pain
Hoekenga is a Designated Disability Physician, addictionologist, a reviewer for Internet Review of Books and an author.
Kerns became Oregon's first certified addictionologist in 1987.
Goetz was a certified addictionologist who until the time of his death in March 1998 acted as the director of the Florida Impaired Practitioners Program.
More recently, Zwerling demonstrated that someone with an addiction can in theory receive a safe administration of pain medication, though it took significant prodding from his addictionologist to convince him, given his own background in healthcare.
a board-certified and ASAM-certified addictionologist.
Drew is a board certified addictionologist, the Service Director of the Chemical Dependency Program/Residential Treatment Center at Las Encinas Hospital, a staff member at Huntington Memorial Hospital, continues to run a private practice and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck USC School of Medicine.
Drew is a medical doctor on staff at Huntington Hospital, a board certified addictionologist and service director of the Chemical Dependency Program/Residential Treatment Center, where he has been treating addicts for over 20 years.
I chose John Bennetts, MD, a well-known physician and addictionologist on the Monterey Peninsula.

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