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Association of Disability With Mortality From Opioid Overdose Among US Medicare Adults

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Kuo Y, Raji MA, Goodwin JS. Association of Disability With Mortality From Opioid Overdose Among US Medicare Adults. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(11):e1915638. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.15638
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Question: What is the rate of opioid overdose deaths among Medicare enrollees younger than 65 years who qualified for Medicare because of disability?

The Americans with Disabilities Act: SUDs and Barriers to Treatment and Recovery

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There are thousands of people in recovery from addiction unaware of their civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This presentation will provide information on the ADA and how it applies to individuals in treatment for or recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs).

“No Alcohol Is Recommended, but . . .”: Health Care Students’ Attitudes about Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy

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Coons, K. D., Watson, S. L., Yantzi, N. M., Lightfoot, N. E., & Larocque, S. (2017). “No alcohol is recommended, but . . . ”: Health care students’ attitudes about alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Global Qualitative Nursing Research, 3, 1–12. doi:10.1177/2333393617707663
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Canadian findings suggest that health care providers require further training and education to support their work preventing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). However, the knowledge and training of health care students in relation to FASD remains largely unexplored. The purpose of this study was to understand the attitudes and beliefs of health care students about alcohol use during pregnancy.

Health Care Students’ Attitudes about Alcohol Consumption during Pregnancy

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Coons KD, Watson SL, Yantzi NM, Lightfoot NE, Larocque S. Health Care Students' Attitudes About Alcohol Consumption During Pregnancy: Responses to Narrative Vignettes.
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This article explores medical, midwifery, and nurse practitioner students’ attitudes about women who may consume alcohol throughout their pregnancies. Twenty-one health care students responded to a scenario-based vignette addressing alcohol consumption during pregnancy, as well as a semistructured interview, which were analyzed using Braun and Clarke’s thematic analysis approach.