OUD

Cognitive Outcomes of Young Children After Prenatal Exposure to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Nelson LF, Yocum VK, Patel KD, Qeadan F, Hsi A, Weitzen S. Cognitive Outcomes of Young Children After Prenatal Exposure to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(3):e201195. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.1195
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Importance: The number of children with prenatal opioid exposure to medication for addiction treatment (MAT) with methadone and buprenorphine for maternal opioid use disorder is increasing, but the associations of this exposure with cognitive outcomes are not well understood.

Cannabis Use during Methadone Maintenance Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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CMAJ Open 2019. DOI:10.9778/cmajo.20190026
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Background: Rates of cannabis use among patients receiving methadone maintenance therapy are high, and cannabis use may be associated with outcomes of methadone maintenance therapy. We examined the effect of cannabis use on opioid use in patients receiving methadone maintenance therapy to test the hypothesis that cannabis use is associated with a reduction in opioid use.

Prevention and Treatment of Opioid Misuse and Addiction

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JAMA Psychiatry. 2019;76(2):208-216. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.3126
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This paper provides many pieces of research in the search for the most effective treatments for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). They touch on the effectiveness of Medication-Assisted Treatment. The authors also describe the most at-risk populations of OUD and the importance of recognizing the comorbidity of other disorders. 

XR-Naltrexone: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Providers’ Clinical Support System For Medication Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT)
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The Providers' Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT) experts have recently created a virtual step-by-step XR-Naltrexone User Guide to assist you in your practice in treating opioid use disorder (OUD). XR-Naltrexone is one of the FDA approved medications for the treatment of OUD.