Prison-based prescriptions aid Scotland's National Naloxone Programme

Sheila Bird, Andrew McAuley, Alison Munro, Sharon Hutchinson, Avril Taylor

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Abstract

Opioid overdose is a major cause of premature mortality and life-years lost not only in eastern Europe but in Scotland, as confirmed by the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015.1
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1005–1006
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet
Volume389
Issue number10073
Early online date11 Mar 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Eastern Europe
Premature Mortality
Prisons
Scotland
Naloxone
Opioid Analgesics
Prescriptions
Global Burden of Disease

Keywords

  • prison services
  • prescriptions

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Bird, Sheila ; McAuley, Andrew ; Munro, Alison ; Hutchinson, Sharon ; Taylor, Avril. / Prison-based prescriptions aid Scotland's National Naloxone Programme. In: The Lancet. 2017 ; Vol. 389, No. 10073. pp. 1005–1006.
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Prison-based prescriptions aid Scotland's National Naloxone Programme. / Bird, Sheila; McAuley, Andrew; Munro, Alison ; Hutchinson, Sharon; Taylor, Avril.

In: The Lancet, Vol. 389, No. 10073, 2017, p. 1005–1006.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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