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Methadone Induction in Primary Care for Opioid Dependence: A Pragmatic Randomized Trial

PLoS ONE: 2014, 9(11): e112328.
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From France the first study to randomly allocate patients to start methadone maintenance either in primary care or at a specialist centre found primary care more attractive to patients and no less safe or effective at reducing street-opioid use and promoting engagement and retention.