Section of General Internal Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, and Grayken Center for Addiction, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
This article was published on Annals.org on January 11, 2022.
CMF objective: To review the current evidence on the health consequences, diagnosis, management and improvement of practice of opioid use disorders.
Source of funding: American College of Physicians.
Acknowledgement: The authors thank Christine A. Pace, MD, MSc, author of the previous version of this In the Clinic. They also thank Anna Martin for her editorial support.
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Disclosures: Dr Taylor, ACP contributing author, reports fees for a DKBMed eHIV exam and fees from the BU’s Office of Continuing Education. ACP contributing author Dr Samet reports grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, participation on a Data Safety and Oversight Committee for the SMARTTT trial, and a leadership role with the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine . The disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M21-3818.
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