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Title Clinical guidelines for withdrawal management and treatment of drug dependence in closed settings
Published Manila : World Health Organization, Western Pacific Region, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 91 pages) : illustrations
Contents COVER; COPYRIGHT; Acknowledgements; TABLE OF CONTENTS; Introduction
Summary These WHO guidelines are designed to assist staff of closed settings to provide safe and effective withdrawal management and treatment services for people who use drugs in the Western Pacific Region. It provides information about drugs and drug dependence; the management of drug withdrawal; and approaches to treatment for drug dependence. For the purposes of this document, "closed settings" refers to prisons, work camps, compulsory drug treatment centers and any other institution in which people are detained. The Guidelines take a public health approach to drug use and dependence. This appr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Substance abuse treatment facilities -- Pacific Area.
Substance abuse -- Treatment -- Pacific Area.
HIV Infections.
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Genre/Form Practice Guideline.
Form Electronic book
Author World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific.
ISBN 9290614307
9290614722 (electronic bk.)
9789290614722 (electronic bk.)