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National Treatment Agency. (2003) Injectable heroin (and injectable methadone): potential roles in drug treatment. Full guidance report. London: National Treatment Agency. 31 p.

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This guidance has been developed by the NTA in consultation with experts in the field. It provides initial guidance for drug treatment practitioners on the potential role of injectable heroin and injectable methadone substitute maintenance prescribing in local drug treatment systems. The guidance is designed to complement with the current Department of Health clinical guidelines - Drug misuse and dependence: guidelines on clinical management (Department of Health, 1999).


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Opioid
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder drug therapy, AOD disorder treatment method
Date:2003
Call No:HK2.10.2.2, VH4
Pages:31 p.
Publisher:National Treatment Agency
Corporate Creators:National Treatment Agency
Place of Publication:London
Keywords:AOD replacement method, AODD treatment, clinical guide, heroin, intravenous injection, methadone maintenance
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Accession Number:HRB 1659 (Available)
Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Heroin
B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Methadone
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution)
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom

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