Volume II Treatment & Policy Responses
The British system of dealing with drug addiction is notable for its flexibility and its capacity to adapt to changing circumstances. Because of this it has attracted considerable international interest, although it is rarely fully understood or accurately represented.Presenting a comprehensive...
Published December 22nd 2004 by Routledge
Evolving Community Methadone Treatment of Opiate Addiction
Methadone heals, but methadone kills. Methadone is a life-saving treatment, but methadone is also a life-threatening poison. The challenge is how to confer the benefit without incurring the harm. And that is what this book is all about. Methadone is by far the most widely prescribed drug in the...
Published April 2nd 2003 by CRC Press
Drug misuse is a major challenge for health professionals in the 21st century, and community pharmacy holds a key place in the management of prescribed medication, the provision of health education and promotion messages to drug users. Two decades ago there would have been no need for a book to...
Published November 13th 2002 by CRC Press