Methadone treatment in an intermediate care setting?

@article{Wayte2003MethadoneTI,
  title={Methadone treatment in an intermediate care setting?},
  author={Chris Wayte},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2003},
  volume={53 495},
  pages={808; author reply 808}
}
  • Chris Wayte
  • Published 2003 in
    The British journal of general practice : the…
The paper by Keen et al on methadone treatment was interesting and helpful, and is further evidence that methadone treatment can be helpful for opiate addiction.1 I was puzzled by the title, however, describing the study as one involving a primary care setting. If I have understood correctly, the study was based in dedicated premises, with one-and-a-half whole time equivalent doctors with supporting staff. This is not the same as managing addiction in a GP surgery, but appears to be more of an… CONTINUE READING