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Former EBM I Literature Review Requirements: Opioid Addiction Therapy / Smoking Cessation / Alcohol Use Disorder

This guide has information about the literature review assignment for the Evidence Based Medicine I course at NEOMED.

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Opioid Addiction Therapy

  • Naltrexone versus usual treatment  for treating opioid dependence
  • Buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone) sublingual tablet versus buprenorphine/naloxone film for treating opioid addiction
  • Comparing the availability differences for opioid addiction therapy options for underserved rural versus urban populations
  • Buprenorphine/naloxone versus methadone for treating opioid dependence
  • Naltrexone implant compared to oral naltrexone for preventing relapse to opioid dependence
  • Comparing intranasal to intramuscular naloxone for treating heroin overdose
  • The Influence of Patient Monthly Reports on the Attitudes of Primary Care Practitioners in Managing Chronic Pain Patients Prescribed Opioids
  • Buprenorphine versus methadone for treating opioid-dependent patients
  • Comparing the availability differences for opioid addiction therapy options for underserved rural versus urban populations
  •  Comparing opioid addiction therapy options for rural and urban patients
  •  Comparing opioid addiction therapy options for patients living in American Indian reservations versus nonreservations

Drug Treatment

  • Web-based self-help intervention with and without chat counseling for treating cannabis use

Smoking Cessation

  • Comparing telemedicine versus telephone counseling for smoking cessation
  • Comparing mindfulness training to another intervention for smoking cessation in an underserved population
  • Comparing smoking cessation or prevention programs for teenagers
  • Telephone-based enhanced pharmacy care versus usual care to support smoking cessation
  • Nicotine replacement therapy versus varenicline for smoking cessation therapy
  • Comparing gradual to abrupt smoking cessation therapies
  • Nicotine patch versus varenicline for smoking cessation therapy
  • Counseling versus medication as smoking cessation therapy
  • Zonisamide with varenicline versus varenicline alone for smoking cessation
  • Nicotine replacement gum or lozenges versus another medication or treatment for smoking cessation
  • Comparing varenicline to bupropion for smoking cessation
  • Comparing the results of a hospital smoking cessation program for patients hospitalized for acute respiratory disease or heart disease
    or heart disease)
  • Comparing e-cigarettes to nicotine replacement for tobacco cessation

Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Internet-based version of the community reinforcement approach versus usual care for treating substance abuse.
  • Automated telephone continuing care versus usual care for treating alcohol dependence
  • Sodium oxybate versus oxazepam for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome
  • Mobile phone short message service versus treatment as usual for reducing alcohol consumption