Abuse and diversion of controlled substances : a guide for health professionals / Produced by Health Canada under: Canada's Drug Strategy : working together to reduce the harmful use of substances. : H128-1/06-467
This guide is designed to raise awareness among health professionals who are authorized to prescribe, dispense, and administer controlled substances of how they can help to minimize drug abuse and diversion. It describes features of drug abusers and drug diverters and lists methods of drug diversion. It explains the legal responsibilities for minimizing drug diversion, offering strategies for health practitioners and pharmacists. It also explains the steps to follow when a diversion attempt is discovered.
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|Department/Agency||Canada. Health Canada.|
|Title||Abuse and diversion of controlled substances : a guide for health professionals / Produced by Health Canada under: Canada's Drug Strategy : working together to reduce the harmful use of substances.|
|Language||Bilingual-[English | French]|
|Publishing information||Ottawa - Ontario : Health Canada 2006.|
|Description||English text, 16p. : references, tables ; 28 cm.|
|Catalogue number|| |
|Departmental catalogue number||HC Pub: 4030|
|Subject terms||Drug addiction|
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