This 9 page document from the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine provides guidance for hospital clinicians treating patients with substance use disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance includes information about treating alcohol use disorder opioid use disorder, acute benzodiazepine withdrawal, tobacco use disorder and facilitating induction addiction treatment in the hospital setting. The guidance provides links to assessment tools, sample buprenorphine induction protocols including for patients taking opioids to treat chronic pain, and a list of adjunctive medications to treat drug and alcohol withdrawal.
Funding Source: Yale Program in Addiction Medicine
A 9 page guide to treating substance use disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic from the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine