Jesse Theisen-Toupal, MD
When Should Harm-Reduction Strategies Be Used for Inpatients with Opioid Misuse?
April 6, 2016
Case A 33-year-old male with a history of opioid overdose and opioid use disorder is admitted with IV heroin use complicated by injection site cellulitis. He is started on antibiotics with improvement in his cellulitis; however, his hospitalization is complicated by acute opioid withdrawal.
Which Patients Should be Screened for Hepatitis C Virus Infection?
June 1, 2014
Insufficient current screening strategies for people with high prevalence of chronic HCV infection should prompt hospitalists to improve screening rates in this population