This document discusses the evidence for buprenorphine treatment of opioid dependent adolescents and young adults. It provides treatment recommendations, and highlights special issues that should be considered when treating this special population.
This document discusses the logistics of successful buprenorphine induction, offering insight into clinical questions that should be addressed, the goal of induction, general principles, and recommendations based on low and high levels of evidence. Recommendations are included for both in-office and at-home inductions.
This abstract discusses a study done on the feasibility of an unobserved buprenorphine induction protocol. The study involved 103 patients who were heroin users and prescription opioid misusers, and discusses safety and rates of complications from induction through follow-up.
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