Journal of Addiction and Dependence
Assessment and Management of Patients With Drug Abuse: Nurses Should be Involved
Ahmad Rayan, Faculty of Nursing, Zarqa University, Jordan
Ahmad Rayan, Assistant Professor/Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Zarqa University, Jordan, Tel: 00962786150103; E-mail: email@example.com
Rayan, A. Assessment and Management of Patients with Drug Abuse: Nurses should be Involved. (2017) J Addict Depend 3(1): 1- 2.
© 2017 Rayan, A. This is an Open access article distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
KeywordsNurse, Substance abuse, addiction, assessment, management
Drug abuse should be a concern for all health care professionals. Nurses are frequently providing care for patients with substance abuse, but their role in assessment and management of patients with drug abuse has yet to be established. This paper provides a brief description regarding the role of nurses in providing care for these patients.