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The impact of opioid substitution therapy on hospitalisation and emergency department presentations of people with opioid use disorders

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We will identify a population cohort of people who use opioids, examine hospitalisations and emergency department visits in this group and determine the impacts of opioid substitution therapy on hospitalisation and emergency department visits.

Project Status: 
Current

Exploring the economic costs to family members affected by drug use: A discrete choice experiment

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Drug use can lead to significant financial, psychological, physical health and social consequences for family members. Despite this, previous economic assessments of drug use interventions have not included the costs and benefits to family members of treatment for the drug user.

Project Status: 
Current

Pharmaceutical opioid analgesic (POA) dependence and treatment responses

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Opioid agonist treatment is commonly initiated as a first-line treatment for individuals with pharmaceutical opioid dependence, even though much of the evidence base for the use of pharmacotherapy treatments in opioid dependence has been derived from studies conducted with primarily or exclusivel

Project Status: 
Completed

Economic evaluation comparing centre-based compulsory drug rehabilitation with community-based methadone maintenance treatment in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

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This study compares the cost-effectiveness of centre-based compulsory rehabilitation (CCT) for substance abuse with community-based methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) in Hai Phong City, Vietnam. The project forms the basis for Thu Vuong's PhD.

Project Status: 
Completed