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Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) is a growing epidemic throughout the United States and Maine has not been sparred by this. As the Emergency Department is a frequent location for people with OUD to interact with physicians it has been targeted as an opportunity to initiate Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) with Suboxone. This project details an effort to streamline this process and improve outcomes for patients interested in MAT.
Improving access to medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in a rural Emergency Department
Central Maine Medical Center
Opioid Use Disorder, Medication Assisted Treatment, Suboxone, Emergency Medicine, Rural, Maine
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Emergency Medicine | Medical Education | Primary Care | Substance Abuse and Addiction
Grunvald, Warren, "Improving Access to Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in a Rural Emergency Department" (2022). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 764.