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Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Clinical Practice Guidelines - NSW

Doc type: Guideline

Doc No.: GL2008_011

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Pharmaceutical
Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment
Population Health - Pharmaceutical

Summary
To provide the most up-to-date knowledge and current level of best practice for the treatment of withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs such as heroin, and other opioids, benzodiazepines, cannabis and psychostimulants.

Date of Publication: 04 July 2008

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Office

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Affiliated Health Organisations - Declared

Audience: All groups of health care workers, particularly prescribers of opioid treatments

Distributed to: Public Health System, Ministry of Health, Public Hospitals

Review Date: 01 July 2015

Policy Manual: Not applicable

File No: 04/2766

Status: Active

File link: Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Clinical Practice Guidelines - NSW
File size: 2697Kb

Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Clinical Practice Guidelines - NSW

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