Pharmacotherapy: integrating new tools into practice.This is the fourth in a series of six articles designed to provide you with the latest information on the use of medications in alcohol dependence. treatment. Medications (pharmacotherapy pharmacotherapy /phar·ma·co·ther·a·py/ (-ther´ah-pe) treatment of disease with medicines.
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Expanding knowledge of how medications may interact with and complement counseling techniques will help the addiction addiction: see drug addiction and drug abuse. counseling community optimally coordinate care of patients with other treatment providers. Thus, the article series Pharmacotherapy: Integrating New Tools Into Practice will not only provide the latest efficacy and safety data on these medications, it will also explore how we can build better relationships among addiction professionals and medication prescribers. The series will also examine the current barriers to medication use in treatment while offering potential solutions.
The first three articles in this series, which began in the January/February 2007 issue, addressed the topics of facilitating the process of change through medication use; examining recent study results on the approved medications for alcohol dependence; and overcoming biases against greater use of medications in treating alcohol dependence. In this fourth article, Gerald Gerald - ["Gerald: An Exceptional Lazy Functional Programming Language", A.C. Reeves et al, in Functional Programming, Glasgow 1989, K. Davis et al eds, Springer 1990]. Shulman, MA, MAC, FACATA, describes how nonprescribing clinicians can integrate medication into their treatment planning In radiotherapy, Treatment Planning is the process in which a team consisting of radiation oncologists, medical radiation physicists and dosimetrists plan the appropriate external beam radiotherapy treatment technique for a patient with cancer. Typically, medical imaging (i.e. efforts. The next article, in the September/October issue, will discuss the importance of building cooperative Building co-operatives are co-operative housing corporations where individuals or families work together to directly construct their own homes in a cooperative fashion. relationships between addiction treatment professionals who provide counseling and medication prescribers.
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