Opioid Use Drugs Also Shown Effective For Treating Infective Endocarditis

A new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases indicates that administering medications used to treat opioid use disorder after hospital discharge may improve outcomes for endocarditis. “Endocarditis, once predominately found in older adults, is increasingly common among younger persons who inject drugs,” the authors wrote in their abstract. “Untreated opioid use disorder complicates endocarditis management. … Continue reading Opioid Use Drugs Also Shown Effective For Treating Infective Endocarditis