New Drugs of Abuse
Return to all Infant, Child, and Adolescent Medicine sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.
1. Assess recent trends in substance abuse and estimate the prevalence in your community and/or practice setting.
2. Formulate strategies to educate patients about the safe use of prescriptions in order to prevent non-medical use of such prescriptions.
3. Describe new or trending products used for illegal or legal purposes that may become (or currently serve as) substances of abuse.
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Katherine Kirley, MD, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago
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