Substitution treatment for opiate dependent individuals: an international literature review Universiteit Gent
Analysis and optimization of substitution treatment in Belgium (SUBANOP) Universiteit Gent
How to overcome hurdles in opiate substitution treatment? Vrije Universiteit Brussel Universiteit Antwerpen
BACKGROUND: Opiate substitution treatment (OST) is the administration of opioids (methadone or buprenorphine) under medical supervision for opiate addiction. Several studies indicate a large unmet need for OST in general practice in Antwerp, Belgium. Some hurdles remain before GPs engage in OST prescribing.
OBJECTIVES: Formulate recommendations to increase engagement of GPs in OST, applicable to Belgium and beyond.
METHODS: In ...