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Clinical characteristics of new psychoactive substances: A multicenter study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of forensic and legal medicine [J Forensic Leg Med] 2023 Jan; Vol. 93, pp. 102469. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 22.

Abstract: Background: New psychoactive substances (NPS) are synthetic alternatives to illicit drug abuse that are not under international control but may pose a public health threat. Moreover, the symptoms and signs of NPS users may be quite variable. This study...

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Consumption, not decriminalization: How Nigerian drug dealers/users account for cannabis harms.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal on drug policy [Int J Drug Policy] 2022 Aug; Vol. 106, pp. 103763. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 17.

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Abstract: Background and Aims: Studies have shown that support for cannabis decriminalization and legalization is highest among users, but there is little research on constructions of cannabis decriminalization in the narratives of users who are also dealers. Th...

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Estimated Number of People Who Inject Drugs in the United States.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America [Clin Infect Dis] 2023 Jan 06; Vol. 76 (1), pp. 96-102.

Abstract: Background: Public health data signal increases in the number of people who inject drugs (PWID) in the United States during the past decade. An updated PWID population size estimate is critical for informing interventions and policies aiming to reduce ...

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A community-based study of abscess self-treatment and barriers to medical care among people who inject drugs in the United States.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health & social care in the community [Health Soc Care Community] 2022 Sep; Vol. 30 (5), pp. 1798-1808. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Sep 01.

Abstract: Skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are the most common medical complication of injection drug use in the United States, though little work has been done assessing SSTI treatment among people who inject drugs (PWID). We examined past-3-month absces...

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Mortality in the SuperMIX cohort of people who inject drugs in Melbourne, Australia: a prospective observational study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Addiction (Abingdon, England) [Addiction] 2022 Dec; Vol. 117 (12), pp. 3091-3098. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 24.

Abstract: Aims: To measure mortality rates and factors associated with mortality risk among participants in the SuperMIX study, a prospective cohort study of people who inject drugs.Design: A prospective observational study using self-reported behavioural and li...

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Public injecting and its association with mental health and other drug-related outcomes among people who inject drugs in Iran.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of substance abuse treatment [J Subst Abuse Treat] 2022 Dec; Vol. 143, pp. 108868. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 19.

Abstract: Background: Injecting in public places may increase the risk of drug and health-related harms among people who inject drugs (PWID). We examined the prevalence of public injecting and associations with non-fatal overdose, needle/syringe sharing, sexual ...

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Building care amid navigating liability risks: The possibility of policy-driven care in China's drug-control arena.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Social science & medicine (1982) [Soc Sci Med] 2022 Dec; Vol. 314, pp. 115483. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 28.

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Abstract: For Chinese policymakers, shouldering responsibility is often associated with high liability risk, thus resulting in low-level care for risky and stigmatized populations such as drug users. Therefore, it is crucial to explore ways to improve care acces...

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A stakeholder-driven framework for measuring potential change in the health risks of people who inject drugs (PWID) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The International journal on drug policy [Int J Drug Policy] 2022 Dec; Vol. 110, pp. 103889. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 17.

Abstract: Background: People who inject drugs (PWID) have likely borne disproportionate health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. PWID experienced both interruptions and changes to drug supply and delivery modes of harm reduction, treatment, and other medica...

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Correlates of recent overdose among people who inject drugs in the San Diego/Tijuana border region.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Drug and alcohol dependence [Drug Alcohol Depend] 2022 Nov 01; Vol. 240, pp. 109644. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 23.

Abstract: Background: Along the Mexico-US border, illicitly manufactured fentanyls (fentanyl) have been detected in other illicit drugs, including street opioid formulations known as 'china white.' We studied correlates of recent overdose among people who inject...

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Rates and Outcomes of Periprosthetic Joint Infection in Persons Who Inject Drugs.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): The Journal of arthroplasty [J Arthroplasty] 2023 Jan; Vol. 38 (1), pp. 152-157. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 03.

Abstract: Background: The risk of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) is higher in persons who inject drugs (PWID) after total joint arthroplasty (TJA), though reported rates vary widely. This study was designed to assess outcomes of TJA in PWID and to describe...

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