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12. ABBREVIATIONS

ACMD

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

AE

adverse event

AGREE

Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation Instrument

AIDS

autoimmune deficiency syndrome

AMED

A bibliographic database produced by the Health Care Information Service of the British Library

APA

American Psychiatric Association

ASI

Addiction Severity Index

CA

Cost analysis

CBA

Cost-benefit analysis

CBT

cognitive behavioural therapy

CCA

Cost-consequences analysis

CEA

Cost-effectiveness analysis

CI

confidence interval

CINAHL

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

CMA

Cost-minimisation analysis

COWS

Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale

CSAT

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

CUA

Cost-utility analysis

DD

drug dependence

DDU

drug-dependence unit

DH

Department of Health

DIP

Drug Interventions Programme

DSM

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (versions III-R and IV-TR)

DTTO

Drug Treatment and Testing Order

EMBASE

Excerpta Medica database

EEG

electroencephalogram

F

the statistic calculated by analysis of variance (F ratio)

GDG

Guideline Development Group

GFN

guanfacine

GP

general practitioner

GRADE

Grading of Recommendations: Assessment, Development and Evaluation (Working Group)

GRP

Guideline Review Panel

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HMIC

Health management and policy database from the Healthcare Management Information Consortium

HTA

Health Technology Assessment

ICER

incremental cost-effectiveness ratio

K

number of studies

LAAM

levo-alpha acetyl methadol

LDQ

Leeds Dependence Questionnaire

LSD

lysergic acid diethylamide

MAP

Maudsley Addiction Profile

MEDLINE

Compiled by the US National Library of Medicine and published on the web by Community of Science, MEDLINE is a source of life sciences and biomedical bibliographic information

MMT

methadone maintenance treatment

n

number of participants in a group

N

total number of participants

NACB

National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry

NACRO

National Association for the Care and Rehabilitation of Offenders

NCCMH

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

NDTMS

National Drug Treatment Monitoring System

NHS

National Health Service

NHS EED

National Health Service Economic Evaluation Database

NICE

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

NIDA

National Institute on Drug Abuse

NSF

National Service Framework

NTA

National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse

NTORS

National Treatment Outcomes Research Study

OHE HEED

Office of Health Economics, Health Economics Evaluation Database

OR

odds ratio

OTI

Opiate Treatment Index

OWS

Opiate Withdrawal Scale

p

probability

PICO

patient, intervention, comparison and outcome

PILOTS

An electronic index to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events, produced by the US National Center for PTSD

PSS

Personal Social Services

PsycINFO

An abstract (not full text) database of psychological literature from the 1800s to the present

QALY

quality adjusted life year

qid

four times a day

r

correlation

RCT

randomised controlled trial

RD

rapid detoxification (-GA, with general anaesthesia)

RODA

rapid opioid detoxification under anaesthetic

RODS

rapid opioid detoxification under sedation

RR

relative risk

SCAN

Specialist Clinical Addiction Network

SDS

Severity of Dependence Scale

SIGLE

System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe database

SIGN

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

SMD

standardised mean difference

SODQ

Severity of Opiate Dependence Questionnaire

t

t-statistic

tid

three times a day

WHO

World Health Organization

WMD

weighted mean difference

χ

chi

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NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 52.
National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (UK).
Leicester (UK): British Psychological Society; 2008.

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