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Complete Response Letter for Zimhi high dose naloxone to treat opioid overdose.-Adamis Pharma

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that after the close of U.S. markets on November 22nd, it received a Complete Response Letter...

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Adamis statement on PDUFA date for Zimhi.

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that as of the close of business today, Adamis has not received any notice of action...

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European Commission has approved Sixmo for treatment of opioid dependence

Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that the European Commission ("EC") has approved Sixmo-buprenorphine, the brand name for Probuphine (buprenorphine) implant...

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Risk reduction and management of delirium

This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the detection, assessment, treatment and follow up of adults with delirium, as well as reducing the risk of delirium.

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Stop smoking interventions and services

This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12.

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EPA Guidance on tobacco dependence and strategies for smoking cessation in people with mental illness

This statement from the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) systematically reviews the current evidence on tobacco dependence and withdrawal in patients with mental illness and their treatment.

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Journal articles

Smoking and lung function among adults with newly onset asthma.

Introduction: Smoking increases the risk of asthma and reduces lung function among subjects with and without asthma. We assessed the effects of smoking on lung function reflecting both central and small airways among adults with...

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Management of Opioid Addiction With Opioid Substitution Treatments: Beyond Methadone and Buprenorphine.

With the opioid crisis in North America, opioid addiction has come in the spotlight and reveals the weakness of the current treatments. Two main opioid substitution therapies (OST) exist: buprenorphine and methadone.

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A novel orvinol analog, BU08028, as a safe opioid analgesic without abuse liability in primates.

Despite the critical need, no previous research has substantiated safe opioid analgesics without abuse liability in primates. Recent advances in medicinal chemistry have led to the development of ligands with mixed mu opioid peptide...

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HalOPeridol Effectiveness in ICU delirium - the HOPE-ICU trial

This is a randomised placebo controlled, double blind, clinical effectiveness trial. It is designed to evaluate the effect of the early administration of haloperidol on duration of delirium in 142 mechanically...

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Validating a Delirium Prediction Model for Critically Ill Patients

The objective of this study is to determine the incidence of delirium in adults patients who are admitted at the critical care unit of a Dutch University Hospital with the mapping of relevant delirium risk factors...

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Incidence of Delirium in Critically Ill Patients in a Dutch University Hospital

The objective of this study is to determine the incidence of delirium in adults patients who are admitted at the critical care unit of a Dutch University Hospital...

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