19 minutes | Mar 17th 2020

Screening for alcohol use in pain management and primary care: it’s about time

The podcast will cover screening (drug testing) for alcohol use in pain management and primary care. Topics covered will include:Understand drug and alcohol misuse and abusePrevalence rates of alcohol use and misuse, and alcohol use disordersInformation on alcohol use, and concomitant use with opioids and benzodiazepinesScreening guidelinesTools and types of testsTesting for alcoholBreathalyzerAdvances in testingBiomarkersOther considerationsQuest Diagnostics approachThis episode features Quest Diagnostics Senior Medical Advisor Dr Jeff Gudin and Medical Science Liaison Dr Jack Kain. You may download the PDF version of this presentation here>>To learn more, please visit QuestDrugMonitoring.com for information on our Drug Monitoring Test Directory and offerings, as well as educational resources and insights from our team of toxicology experts. At Quest Diagnostics, we are committed to providing you results and insights to support your clinical decisions.
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