New Drugs of Abuse
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
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 medications.
3. Discuss new or trending products used for illegal purposes that may become (or currently serve as) substances of abuse.
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Kelly Sinclair, MD, FAAFP, FACEP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Division of Emergency and Urgent Care Services; Section on Child Abuse and Neglect; Children’s Mercy Hospital; Kansas City, Missouri
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