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Maternal methamphetamine use during pregnancy and child outcome: what do we know?
Trecia Wouldes, Linda LaGasse, Janie Sheridan, Barry Lester‘P’, ‘Pure’, or ‘Burn’ are names that have become associated with potent forms ofmethamphetamine made in illegal laboratories in NewExpand
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Prescribing injectable and oral methadone to opiate addicts: results from the 1995 national postal survey of community pharmacies in England and Wales
Abstract Objective: To establish the extent of prescribing injectable and oral methadone to opiate addicts and the practice characteristics and dispensing arrangements attached to theseExpand
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Prescription medication sharing: a systematic review of the literature.
We reviewed the literature on nonrecreational prescription medication sharing. We searched PubMed, EMBASE, PsycINFO, and a customized multidatabase for all relevant articles published through 2013;Expand
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Consumer and treatment provider perspectives on reducing barriers to opioid substitution treatment and improving treatment attractiveness.
In New Zealand approximately 4600 people receive opioid substitution treatment (OST) for opioid dependence, primarily methadone maintenance treatment. This study explored ways in which OST could beExpand
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Role of community pharmacies in relation to HIV prevention and drug misuse: findings from the 1995 national survey in England and Wales
Abstract Objectives: To establish activity levels of community (high street) pharmacies in the provision of HIV prevention services to drug misusers and to compare these findings with the levelsExpand
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HIV prevention and drug treatment services for drug misusers: a national study of community pharmacists' attitudes and their involvement in service specific training.
AIMS To investigate the attitudes of community pharmacists towards HIV prevention services for drug misusers and the relationship between these and their involvement in service provision. DESIGNExpand
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Extended-release methylphenidate for treatment of amphetamine/methamphetamine dependence: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
AIMS To assess the efficacy of methylphenidate as a substitution therapy for amphetamine/methamphetamine dependence in Finland and New Zealand. DESIGN Parallel-group, double-blind, randomizedExpand
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Anaesthetic drug administration as a potential contributor to healthcare-associated infections: a prospective simulation-based evaluation of aseptic techniques in the administration of anaesthetic
Objective To evaluate the possibility that anaesthetists are administering potentially pathogenic micro-organisms to their patients. Design Prospective microbiological and observational study in aExpand
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Sharing prescription medicines: results of a survey of community pharmacy clients in Auckland, New Zealand
Background The practice of medication sharing, the lending (giving) or borrowing (taking) of prescription medicines, has been reported increasingly in the literature. Aim This study aimed toExpand
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The prescribing of methadone and other opioids to addicts: national survey of GPs in England and Wales.
BACKGROUND GPs occupy a pivotal position in relation to providing services to opiate misusers in the UK, and this is now cited to support initiatives in other countries. AIMS To investigate GPExpand
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