55.045D Screening Pediatric and Adolescent Injury Victims for Drugs and Alcohol

55.045D

55.045Screening Pediatric and Adolescent Injury Victims for Drugs and Alcohol: The Texas Medical Association: (1) Supports drug and alcohol screening as an appropriate component of a comprehensive medical evaluation for pediatric and adolescent injury victims when clinically indicated; and (2) Encourages physicians to actively pursue appropriate referral and treatment when clinically indicated for all pediatric and adolescent injury patients who test positive for the presence of drugs or alcohol (Amended CM-CAH Rep. 2-A-06; deleted CM-CAH Rep.1-A-16).

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October 07, 2016