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Neuropsychological performance of methadone-maintained opiate users
Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) has been used to treat opiate dependence since the mid-1960s. Previous studies have investigated the effects of methadone on cognitive function however theExpand
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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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Changes in resting EEG following methadone treatment in opiate addicts
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the electrophysiological activity associated with methadone maintenance treatment (MMT). METHODS The resting EEG spectrum of beta (14.5-30 Hz), alpha (8-13 Hz),Expand
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Collaborative prescribing: a qualitative exploration of a role for pharmacists in mental health.
BACKGROUND Collaborative prescribing has been proposed as an extension of practice for advanced pharmacist practitioners. A lack of research investigating how pharmacists might be most effective asExpand
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Is there potential for the future provision of triage services in community pharmacy?
BackgroundWorldwide the demands on emergency and primary health care services are increasing. General practitioners and accident and emergency departments are often used unnecessarily for theExpand
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Attitudes Toward Cognitive Enhancer Use Among New Zealand Tertiary Students
ABSTRACT Background: Cognitive enhancement is the use of prescription stimulant medicines by healthy individuals for nonmedical use in academic settings. Commonly used cognitive enhancers (CEs)Expand
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Prevalence of cognitive enhancer use among New Zealand tertiary students.
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Cognitive enhancers (CE) such as methylphenidate, amphetamines and modafinil are becoming more commonly used in non-medical situations. This study explored the prevalence andExpand
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An International Perspective on Pharmacy Student Selection Policies and Processes
Objective. To reflect on selection policies and procedures for programs at pharmacy schools that are members of an international alliance of universities (Universitas 21). Methods. A questionnaire onExpand
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Patients' and pharmacists' perceptions of a pilot Medicines Use Review service in Auckland, New Zealand
Objectives  The objectives were to explore the processes involved in a pilot Medicines Use Review (MUR) service in Auckland, New Zealand, and to investigate service providers' and patients' views ofExpand
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Pharmacy Students’ Perspectives on Interprofessional Learning in a Simulated Patient Care Ward Environment
Objective. To assess pharmacy students’ opinions of an interprofessional learning (IPL) course in their final year of the Bachelor of Pharmacy program at The University of Auckland. Methods. PharmacyExpand
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