Emergency Department–Initiated Buprenorphine/Naloxone Treatment for Opioid Dependence

From the Journal of American Medical Association:  Clinical trial tested the efficacy of 3 interventions for opioid dependence: screening and referral to treatment; screening, brief intervention, and facilitated referral to community-based treatment services; and screening, brief intervention, ED-initiated treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone, and referral to primary care for 10-week follow-up (buprenorphine).

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