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Van Hout, Marie Claire and Bingham, Tim (2011) Prescribing Doctor attitudes, experiences and perspectives on the provision of methadone maintenance treatment in Dublin. Dublin North East Drugs Task Force, Dublin .

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Ten Level 2 prescribing doctors and six Level 1 prescribing doctors were interviewed, of which five operated in both specialised clinics and private practice, three worked only in specialised clinics, and seven were in private practice. Three participants described situations where they were certified as Level 1 in their private practices, but were operating as Level 2 in specialised clinics. All participants described working closely with local pharmacists.


Date:1 November 2011
Pages:46 p.
Publisher:Dublin North East Drugs Task Force
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
T Demographic characteristics > Doctor
HJ Treatment method > Drugs and alcohol disorder treatment method > Drugs and alcohol replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > provider attitude toward treatment

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