Therapeutic Interventions

Cooperate with medical assessment and an evaluation of the necessity for pharmacological intervention. (1, 2) 2. Take prescribed medications as directed by the physician. (3, 4) 3. Report acute withdrawal symptoms to the staff. (5) 1. Refer the client to a physician to perform a physical examination (include tests for HIV, hepatitis, and sexually transmitted diseases) and discuss the use of metha-done, buprenorphine, and the abstinence-based model of opioid treatment. 2. Refer the client to a...