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 ePoster 85: Emergency Department Initiated Buprenorphine as a Bridge to Opioid Recovery
Sunday, May 17, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
$0      
Location: Hall AB Foyer
Description:
Shannon J Watson, RN, BSN, PHN, PA-S, Sarah J Peffer, BS, PA-S, Garret R Kingston, BA, PA-S, Jillian M Johnson, RN, BSN, NP-S, Emily M Sever, BA, PA-S & Gerald Kayingo, PhD, MMSc, PA-C
A gap in care exists for those who present to the emergency department in acute opioid withdrawal. When buprenorphine is started in the ED, it serves as a bridge to this gap, yielding increased retention rates in continuing recovery compared to only symptomatic treatment with a referral.




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