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

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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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Publication information
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.
Publication type Monograph
Language Bilingual-[English | French]
Format Paper
Other formats Electronic-[English]
Publishing information Ottawa - Ontario : Health Canada 2006.
Binding Softcover
Description English text, 16p. : references, tables ; 28 cm.
ISBN 0-662-49049-5
Catalogue number
  • H128-1/06-467
Departmental catalogue number HC Pub: 4030
Subject terms Drug addiction
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