ASAM Patient Placement Criteria
Supplement on Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders
The ASAM Patient Placement Criteria: Supplement on Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders builds on the most widely used and comprehensive treatment guidelines found in the The ASAM Criteria to provide a framework for using pharmacotherapies and placing patients with alcohol use disorders.
The supplement updates the ASAM Risk Assessment Matrix to emphasize the integration of medications and psychotherapies to better match interventions, services, and treatment setting to each patient's particular problems and evolving treatment needs. The text addresses pharmacotherapies, behavioral therapies, the prevention and management of relapse, and provides many case examples.
The ASAM Patient Placement Criteria: Supplement on Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorders gives medical professionals seeking assistance in providing timely, appropriate, and effective care a holistic and multidimensional approach that matches patient needs to specific treatment services. Purchase online at www.lww.com.