Mortality among drug users after discharge from inpatient treatment: an 8-year prospective study.


BACKGROUND Drug users who are leaving/completing inpatient medication-free treatment may, like drug users released from prison, have an elevated risk of dying from fatal overdoses. This is mainly explained by their low drug tolerance. METHODS Two hundred and seventy-six drug users who had been admitted to 11 inpatient facilities in Norway, were followed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2009.11.008

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