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(2020) Alcohol, other drugs, and health: current evidence newsletter. . Boston: Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center.

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Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Health: Current Evidence is a free online newsletter summarizing the latest clinically relevant research on alcohol, illicit drugs, and health. Through summaries of important alcohol and other drug research published in peer-reviewed journals, downloadable teaching presentations, and feature articles on substance use research ethics, the newsletter provides valuable information to improve clinical teaching, practice, and research. The newsletter also includes dedicated sections on prescription drugs and pain as well as HIV/HCV as they relate to alcohol and other drug use.

Published every two months, the newsletter includes the following features:
•Succinct and timely summaries of important alcohol and other drug research published in peer-reviewed journals; these summaries, which include commentary relevant to primary care practice, are written by physicians with clinical, research, and educational expertise in alcohol- and drug-related issues

•PowerPoint slide presentations that can be downloaded and used as teaching tools:
◦Update on Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Health, a "grand-rounds-like" presentation of the research summaries in the newsletter
◦Journal Club, which critically appraises a study highlighted in the newsletter using the User's Guides to the Medical Literature.


Item Type
Newsletter
Publication Type
International, Web Resource
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive, Drug therapy, Treatment method, Prevention, Harm reduction, Psychosocial treatment method, Rehabilitation/Recovery, Screening / Assessment
Date
August 2020
Publisher
Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center
Place of Publication
Boston
Notes
Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Health: Current Evidence is a project of the Boston Medical Center, supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and produced in cooperation with the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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