Rapid opioid detoxification in Australia

O’Neil, George, Hulse, Gary , Armstrong, Jason, Little, Mark, and Murray, Lindsay (2002) Rapid opioid detoxification in Australia. Academic Emergency Medicine , 9 (9). p. 960.

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[Extract] The alarming report by Hamilton and colleagues of 12 deaths associated with rapid opioid detoxification (ROD) using subcutaneous naltrexone implants contrasts dramatically with our experience in Perth, Western Australia, and may exaggerate the risks associated with this procedure. However, the report does raise important questions about the ancillary care provided to opiate-dependent individuals undergoing such therapy.

Item ID: 39320
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1553-2712
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2017 01:42
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences > 111506 Toxicology (incl Clinical Toxicology) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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