Induction and dosing

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A learning activity that includes the different clinical models of buprenorphine induction, the associated evidence, and the pros and cons of each.
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PCSSMAT.org
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Journal abstract that examines whether there's an association of ethnicity and race with treatment response to buprenorphine.
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Brown, et al., Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides this website so that physicians can improve the deliver and financing of prevention, treatment and recovery support services to patients.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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Buprenorphine tablets are approved for the treatment of opiate dependence. Buprenorphine treats opiate addiction by preventing symptoms of withdrawal from heroin and other opiates.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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This 2009 article discusses a study of home induction for buprenorphine treatment; the results supported the hypothesis that home induction is a feasible and safe option.
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J Gen Intern Med.
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