Mortality risk during and after opioid substitution treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies | The BMJ
To compare the risk for all cause and overdose mortality in people with opioid dependence during and after substitution treatment with methadone or buprenorphine and to characterise trends in risk of mortality after initiation and cessation of treatment.
Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Medline, Embase, PsycINFO, and LILACS to September 2016.
Prospective or retrospective cohort […]