Feasibility of prescribing injectable heroin and methadone to opiate‐dependent drug users: associated health gains and harm reductions

@article{Metrebian1998FeasibilityOP,
  title={Feasibility of prescribing injectable heroin and methadone to opiate‐dependent drug users: associated health gains and harm reductions},
  author={N. Metrebian and G. Stimson and W. Shanahan and B. Wells},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={1998},
  volume={168}
}
To assess the feasibility of offering the choice of prescribing injectable heroin (diamorphine) or injectable methadone to opiate‐dependent injecting drug users and to assess whether there are health and social gains associated with prescribing injectable opiates. 
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