VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines
Management of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) (2015)
The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Substance Use Disorder and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients with substance use disorder.
Disclaimer:This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.
The guideline is formatted as two algorithms and 36 evidence-based recommendations:
Module A - Screening and Treatment
Module B - Stabilization