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Methadone and buprenorphine for the management of opioid dependence: A systematic review and economic evaluation

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Objectives: To assess the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of buprenorphine maintenance therapy (BMT) and methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) for the management of opioid-dependent individuals. Data sources: Major electronic databases were searched from inception to August 2005. Industry submissions to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence were accessed. Review methods: The assessment of clinical effectiveness was based on a review of existing reviews plus an ...

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Journal:
Health Technology Assessment More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
9
Publication date:
2007-03-01
ISSN:
1366-5278
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:116795
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uuid:23e0a193-a037-4e1c-9790-2660b1b88a29
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pubs:116795
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116795
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2012-12-19

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