Clinical guidelines and procedures for the use of methadone in the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence

Guidelines to aid medical practitioners in the selection and management of patients seeking methadone maintenance treatment for opioid dependence.

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Authors: Sue Henry-Edwards, Linda Gowing, Jason White, Robert Ali, James Bell, Rodger Brough, Nick Lintzeris, Alison Ritter, Allan Quigley.

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