Announcement: New office hours

Starting March 6, 2017 Nationwide Medical Review will observe new office hours:

Monday through Friday:  8am – 7pm EST

Saturday:  9am – 12pm EST

America’s Drug Problem


  • Why Have a Drug Free Workplace?
  • Eye-opening statistics reveal the nature and size of America’s problem with drug abuse in the workplace as well as the general population and gives information to answer the question: “Why require a Drug-Free Workplace.”

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  • Laws and Regulations
  • This section outlines a very brief history of workplace testing in the U.S. leading up to the current federal regulations that govern DFW drug testing.

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  • Developing a Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • Currently, this section consists of a “work in progress” by the author/webmaster of this website, Daniel C. Drew, M.D. Comments and collaboration are invited.

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  • Alternative Testing Page
  • This section presents a brief outline of the pros and cons of testing various specimens (including hair testing) with a short bibliography and a caveat regarding “racial bias” and other issues.

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  • Alcohol Testing
  • This section is a brief outline of the federal regulations and guidelines regarding alcohol testing. There is a “click and download” link to the ASCII text of the regulations.

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  • Required Training for Employees
  • This section presents an outline of the curriculum required for employer/supervisors in all federally mandated drug-free workplace programs.

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  • Required Training for Supervisors
  • This section presents an outline of the curriculum required for employer/supervisors in all federally mandated drug-free workplace programs.

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  • Nationwide Medical Review's Web Directory
  • Click here to reach our “Web Reference Directory — a summary of our recommended DFW links including several news and education sites dealing with drug and alcohol abuse and Drug Free Workplace issues.

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