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Collins, Ruth and Ewing, Derek and Boggs, Bob and Taggart, Noel and Drillingcourt, Aileen and Kelly, Martin and Patterson, Diane (2009) Opiate substitution prescribing in Belfast – two year follow up study. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 26 , (4) , pp. 183-186.

The objectives of the study were to identify the characteristics of the patients who were commenced in a newly developed opiate substitute prescribing (OSP) programme, to determine their rate of retention and to ascertain the patients’ opinions of the service. We also wished to determine rates of blood borne viruses in this population.

 

Item Type:Article
Date:2009
Page Range:pp. 183-186
Publisher:Medmedia Group
Volume:26
Number:4
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Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates)
B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Methadone
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Patient attitude toward treatment
VA Geographic area > Europe > Northern Ireland

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