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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) 30th Annual Meeting

December 05 - 08, 2019; San Diego, California

December 05 - 08, 2019 San Diego, California
  • AAAP 2019 Phenobarbital May Top 'First-Line' Approach to Alcohol Withdrawal The barbiturate/anticonvulsant phenobarbital may be a better alternative to hypnotics, specifically lorazepam, the current first-line approach, for alcohol withdrawal syndrome, new research suggests.
  • AAAP 2019 Call for Wide Availability of Opioid Rescue Kits in NYC New York City managers of businesses like restaurants, bars, and convenience stores need -- and want -- training to recognize drug overdoses and instruction on how to treat them with naloxone.

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