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Issues that affect employees in all industries are compounded by a unique set of additional concerns that affect employees of medical practices.
A study by the National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) found that from 2002-2014 the proportion of adults aged 50 to 64 who reported cannabis use in the past year more than tripled from 2.9% to 9.0%. Among adults age 65 or older, there was more than a ten-fold increase (from 0.2% to 2.1%).
Approximately 15% of incarcerated people have serious mental illness, although that number can vary depending on the type of illness.
The complexities and ambiguities associated with reporting suspected cases of child abuse can contribute to confusion and the potential for harm.
Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.
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