Christine A. Pace, MD, MSc; Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, MA, MPH
CME Objective: To review current evidence for epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, complications, and management of substance use disorders.
Funding Source: American College of Physicians.
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Julia Canfield, MPH; Dan Alford, MD, MPH; Lee Ellenberg, LICSW; David Fiellin, MD; Tim Naimi, MD, MPH; Richard Saitz, MD, MPH; and Alexander Walley, MD, MSc for their assistance.
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Disclosures: Dr. Pace and Dr. Samet, ACP Contributing Authors, have disclosed no conflicts of interests. Forms can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M15-2657.
This issue provides a clinical overview of substance use disorders, focusing on epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, complications, and management. The content of In the Clinic is drawn from the clinical information and education resources of the American College of Physicians (ACP), including MKSAP (Medical Knowledge and Self-Assessment Program). Annals of Internal Medicine editors develop In the Clinic in collaboration with the ACP's Medical Education and Publishing divisions and with the assistance of additional science writers and physician writers.
Pace CA, Samet JH. Substance Use Disorders. Ann Intern Med. ;164:ITC49–ITC64. doi: 10.7326/AITC201604050
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