Dosage patterns in methadone treatment

Results from a national survey, 1988-2005

Harold A. Pollack, Thomas D'Aunno

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Abstract

Objective. To examine the extent to which U.S. methadone maintenance facilities meet established standards for minimum dosages, 1988-2005. Data Source. Data were collected from a nationally representative sample of outpatient treatment facilities in 1988 (n=172), 1990 (n=140), 1995 (n=116), 2000 (n=150), and 2005 (n=146). Study Design. Random-effects multiple regression analysis was used to examine unit characteristics associated with below recommended doses. Data Collection. Data regarding the proportion of patients who received maintenance dosages of

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2143-2163
Number of pages21
JournalHealth Services Research
Volume43
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2008

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Keywords

  • Managed care
  • Methadone maintenance
  • Opiate
  • Substance abuse treatment

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  • Health Policy

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Dosage patterns in methadone treatment : Results from a national survey, 1988-2005. / Pollack, Harold A.; D'Aunno, Thomas.

In: Health Services Research, Vol. 43, No. 6, 12.2008, p. 2143-2163.

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