Substance misuse: Harm reduction and treatment

Jennifer Scott, R Ponton, J Sheridan

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Clear guidelines have been written for the management of substance dependence, backed by a solid evidence base. Pharmacists can contribute to the effective delivery of this care. There is an increasing number of pharmacists specialising in the management of substance misuse, many of whom are prescribers. This can be a rewarding area of practice where observed outcomes can be dramatic in a short period, providing pharmacists with the opportunity to observe the benefits of their involvement.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-355
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Pharmacist
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2009


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