You can download The ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing by Michael O’Nei free in pdf format.
Dentists have been inundated by patients with an array of complicated medical conditions and pain/sedation management issues. This is in addition to a variety of legal regulations dentists must follow regarding the storage and recordkeeping of controlled substances. Avoid unknowingly putting your practice at risk by becoming victim to a scam or violating a recordkeeping requirement with The ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing. This Practical Guide is ideal for dentists and staff as they navigate: Detecting and deterring substance use disorders (SUD) and drug diversion in the dental office (drug-seeking patients), Prescribing complexities, Treating patients with SUD and complex analgesic and sedation (pain/sedation management) needs and the best use of sedation anxiety medication, Interviewing and counselling options for SUD, Federal drug regulations