Nov 15, 2018
Dr. Alex Kaminsky speaks with Dr. Aimee Moulin about opioid withdrawal and the use of buprenorphine in the emergency department.
Opioid use disorder and opioid withdrawal are commonplace within emergency medicine. Traditionally, treatment strategies for withdrawal have emphasized symptom management and is generally accepted to be ineffective. Utilizing Buprenorphine in the ED has been demonstrated to be both safe and effective. Dr. Moulin joins the program to delve into the specifics, myths, barriers and other limitations to implementing Buprenorphine.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of
Past president of CalACEP
Hospital Affiliation: University of California, Davis