John S. Rose

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The purpose of this study was to determine if cerebral blood flow (CBF) alterations are associated with discontinuation of heroin in chronic heroin users, and whether these alterations are reversible during abstinence. Ten physically healthy opioid-dependent males, hospitalized on an inpatient drug rehabilitation unit, were studied. Each patient had an(More)
OBJECTIVES Intravenous (IV) access in children treated in the emergency department (ED) is frequently required and often difficult to obtain. While it has been shown that ultrasound can be useful in adults for both central and peripheral venous access, research regarding children has been limited. We sought to determine if the use of a static ultrasound(More)
INTRODUCTION Emergency physicians (EPs) are reported to have a higher rate of substance use disorder (SUD) than most specialties, although little is known about their prognosis. We examined the outcomes of emergency physician compared to other physicians in the treatment of substance use disorders in Physician Health Programs (PHP). METHODS This study(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare outcomes of psychiatrists and nonpsychiatrist physicians enrolled in state physician health programs for substance use disorders. METHODS The study used the data set from a five-year, longitudinal cohort study of 904 physicians, including 55 psychiatrists, with diagnoses of substance abuse or dependence(More)
Over the past decade, there has been a sharp increase in the number of newly identified synthetic drugs. These new drugs are often derivatives of previously abused substances but have unpredictable toxicity. One of these drugs is gacyclidine, a derivative of phencyclidine (PCP). Gacyclidine has been studied as a neuroprotective agent in trauma and as a(More)
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