Examination of mortality rates in a retrospective cohort of patients treated with oral or implant naltrexone for problematic opiate use.

@article{Kelty2012ExaminationOM,
  title={Examination of mortality rates in a retrospective cohort of patients treated with oral or implant naltrexone for problematic opiate use.},
  author={Erin Kelty and Gary Kenneth Hulse},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2012},
  volume={107 10},
  pages={1817-24}
}
AIMS To examine and compare mortality rates in patients treated with oral and implant naltrexone. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. SETTING A community not-for-profit drug treatment clinic. PARTICIPANTS Patients treated with oral naltrexone (n = 2155, 17 207 patient-years) and implant naltrexone (n = 2389, 11 678 patient-years) for problematic opiate use between August 1997 and December 2009. MEASUREMENTS Crude gender, age, treatment period and cause-specific mortality rates were… CONTINUE READING
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