ASAM Patient Placement Criteria

ASAM Patient Placement Criteria

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ASAM Patient Placement Criteria: Supplement on Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders provides a framework for placing patients with alcohol use disorders, using the ASAM criteria. Chapters address pharmacotherapies and behavioral therapies for alcohol withdrawal and for prevention and management of relapse. Case examples bolster understanding of the recommendations made.His attempts at AA involvement, while not successful, suggest a base of relative openness from which to work. ... The severity of Mr. Ga#39;s physical addiction and withdrawal potential would have justified admission to a Level III.7-D, medically ... He continued to receive 50 mg of chlordiazepoxide each hour, for a total of 200 mg.

Title:ASAM Patient Placement Criteria
Author:American Society of Addiction Medicine
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-29


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