Guidelines


Guidelines for the pharmacological management of Alcohol Use Disorder.

Summary:

Alcohol use is as old as mankind and alcohol has been used as a socially acceptable psychoactive drug for millennia. The harm associated with alcohol misuse and alcohol use disorders is significant and is experienced in all spheres of our society. The disease burden attributable to alcohol consumption is significant and represents a substantial health, social and economic burden worldwide. It is an international priority area.

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South African guidelines for the management of opioid dependence:

Summary:

Opioid use disorders have disappointing outcomes when treated via conventional methods, including detoxification and rehabilitation. This guideline is an update that is based on current available evidence and consensus of a panel of medical experts in the field of addiction medicine. It aims to provide an overview of the medical treatment of opioid use disorders.

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