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Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. [SAMHSA, US] (2009) Buprenorphine: a guide for nurses. Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 119 p. Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 30

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This guide is intended to provide nurses with general information about buprenorphine products—Suboxone® (buprenorphine and naloxone) and Subutex® (buprenorphine)—for the pharmacological treatment of opioid addiction. The guide can also serve as a resource to help nurses working with community physicians to improve treatment outcomes for individuals receiving office-based treatment for opioid addiction.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Opioid
Intervention Type:AOD disorder drug therapy
Source:SAMHSA, US
Date:2009
Pages:119 p.
Publisher:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Corporate Creators:Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Place of Publication:Rockville, MD
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Buprenorphine / Suboxone
E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pharmacology and toxicology
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance disorder drug therapy
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution)
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
T Demographic characteristics > Nurse
VA Geographic area > United States

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