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Is It Possible to Withdraw From both Alcohol and Opiates at the Same Time?

I recently participated in a Webinar entitled “Managing Alcohol Withdrawal in the Correctional Setting.” During the question and

Pop Quiz: Medication and Lab Prices

One thing that has long bugged me about how medicine is practiced in the United States is that medical professionals for the most part have

Patient Weight is a Powerful Diagnostic Tool!

Patient weight is a powerful diagnostic tool that is underutilized in corrections.  The reason for this, probably, is that not much attenti

The Ankle Rules–You Don’t Always Have to Get an X-ray!

Back in the days when I worked in the ER, I ordered a lot of unnecessary x-rays.  Ankle x-rays were a particular problem.  Often I was sur