Proposal for illegal drug use screening
August 13, 2019 11:09 PM
Health experts say doctors should begin screening for drug use.
The US preventive services task force recommends screening adult patients for illegal drug use - abuse of prescription medication.
This is the first time the task force is making this recommendation.
Experts roughly 10% of adults use illegal drugs which is also a common cause of preventable death, injury and disability.
Updated: August 13, 2019 11:09 PM
Created: August 13, 2019 11:08 PM
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