Retrospective study of outcomes, for patients admitted to a drug treatment centre board.

@article{Somers2012RetrospectiveSO,
  title={Retrospective study of outcomes, for patients admitted to a drug treatment centre board.},
  author={Caedmon Somers and Jennifer J O'Connor},
  journal={Irish medical journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={105 9},
  pages={295-8}
}
Retrospective study of urinary heroin outcomes of a cohort (123) of patients commenced on a methadone treatment program. Significantly poorer outcomes were associated with urines positive for cocaine (OR 0.69 CI 0.59-0.81) benzodiazepines (OR 0.7 CI 0.53-0.93) with prescribing of low dose methadone (OR 0.65 CI 0.48-0.87), with urines positive for heroin at time of admission (OR 0.74 CI 0.56-0.97) and with behavioural sanctions (OR 0.8, CI 0.65-0.98). Improved outcomes were associated with… CONTINUE READING