Tag Archives: Substance abuse

Problems Faced By Children With Prescription Drugs

Sometimes physicians prescribe drugs which are not required and which are not permitted for children. Drugs, which have dangerous side effects and are toxic in nature, can lead to death. The prescription of psychotropic drugs to children is considered as one the most faulty features of medical practice. A most familiar prescription drug problem in… Read More »

How To Educate Employees Regarding Drug Testing

The substance abuse benefits and programs included by employer are workplace policies, drug testing, employee education/health promotion, Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs), and health plan treatment coverage. An overall employer substance abuse program should consist of: A workplace substance abuse education segment. Confidential or secret screening by an EAP or health professional. Treatment guidelines to an… Read More »

Process of Alcohol and Saliva Test

Alcohol Saliva testing is a one step saliva screening method used to detect the presence of alcohol in saliva that works in a clean, non-invasive manner. This test provides a semi-quantitative approximation of blood alcohol concentration. The results of these tests should be verified with the adequate procedure of alcohol analysis. It is an effective… Read More »

TB Patients More Likely To Be Substance-Abused

Around one in five TB patients of US are reported to be substance abused, which makes it hard for treating them. These people are also found to be more contagious than those TB patients who are not substance abused. According to a study from a group of medical practitioners, male Tuberculosis patients who are substance… Read More »