Addiction Toxicology Case Conference - July 2023
Benzodiazepine Prescriptions and Their Ensuing Challenges
Case 1: A 53 year old female with opioid use disorder is prescribed diazepam and buprenorphine for two months while in an inpatient treatment facility and is discharged without a plan for continuation and a 7 day prescription that ends abruptly.
Case 2: A 63 year old M professional has several recurrent visits at a MS level detoxification facility for severe alcohol dependence and noted to have frequent brief prescriptions for lorazepam 2 mg po tid.
- Timothy J. Wiegand, MD, FACMT, DFASAM (ACMT/ASAM Expert), Director of Toxicology and of the Toxicology Consult Service, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
- Gloria J. Baciewicz, MD (ASAM Expert), Addiction Psycharcist, Strong Recovery; Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
- Leslie Dye MD, FACMT, FASAM (ACMT/ASAM Expert), Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine, Assistant Medical Director, Wright State University/Boonshoft School of Medicine, OneFifteen, Dayton, OH
- JoAn Laes, MD, FACMT, FASAM (ACMT/ASAM Expert), Addiction Staff Physician, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Allina Health, Minneapolis, MN
- Jade Malcho, MD, FASAM (ASAM Expert), Senior Instructor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
About The Series: The ACMT/ASAM Addiction Toxicology Case Conference webinar series discusses Addiction/Toxicology cases in an interactive fashion featuring experts from Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, and Medical Toxicology.
This webinar is open to the public.