A call for evidence-based medical treatment of opioid dependence in the United States and Canada.

@article{Nosyk2013ACF,
  title={A call for evidence-based medical treatment of opioid dependence in the United States and Canada.},
  author={B. Nosyk and M. Anglin and S. Brissette and T. Kerr and D. Marsh and B. Schackman and E. Wood and J. Montaner},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={
          1462-9
        }
}
Despite decades of experience treating heroin or prescription opioid dependence with methadone or buprenorphine--two forms of opioid substitution therapy--gaps remain between current practices and evidence-based standards in both Canada and the United States. This is largely because of regulatory constraints and pervasive suboptimal clinical practices. Fewer than 10 percent of all people dependent on opioids in the United States are receiving substitution treatment, although the proportion may… Expand
Cost-Effectiveness of Publicly Funded Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in California
“Nonmedical” prescription opioid use in North America: a call for priority action
  • P. Voon, T. Kerr
  • Medicine
  • Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
  • 2013
The North American opioid epidemic: current challenges and a call for treatment as prevention
The case for a medication first approach to the treatment of opioid use disorder
Office-Based Buprenorphine Versus Clinic-Based Methadone: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 47 REFERENCES
Heroin maintenance for chronic heroin-dependent individuals.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...