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Visits to primary care physicians among persons who inject drugs at high risk of hepatitis C virus infection: room for improvement
The role of primary care physicians (PCP) in hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevention is increasingly emphasized. Yet, little is known about the patterns of contacts with PCP among persons who inject drugs (PWID). We sought to ...
Nonmedical use of prescription medication among adolescents using drugs in Quebec
Other titre : Utilisation non médicale des médicaments d’ordonnance chez les adolescents utilisant des drogues au Québec
Abstract : OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence and factors associated with nonmedical use of prescription medication (NMUPM) among adolescents who use drugs (ages 12 to 17 years) in Quebec. METHOD: Secondary data ...
Risk factors associated with unsafe injection practices at the first injection episode among intravenous drug users in France : results from PrimInject, an Internet survey
Abstract : Background. New drug use patterns may increase the risk of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis infections. In France, new injection patterns among youths with diverse social backgrounds have emerged, which ...
Licit and illicit substance use among persons who inject drugs and the association with subsequent suicidal attempt
AIM: To estimate associations between recent licit and illicit substance use and subsequent suicide attempt among people who inject drugs (PWID). DESIGN: Secondary analysis of longitudinal data from a prospective ...
Anxiety, mood disorders and injection risk behaviors among cocaine users : results from the COSMO study
Abstract : BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Despite being common among cocaine users, mental health problems and their relationship with HIV and hepatitis C high risk injection behaviors are poorly documented. This study was ...
Changing patterns of first injection across key periods of the French Harm Reduction Policy: PrimInject, a cross sectional analysis
Background: Monitoring of emerging modes of drug consumption in France has identified new patterns of injection among youths with diverse social backgrounds, which may explain the persistence of high rates of hepatitis C ...
Sex work as an emerging risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus seroconversion among people who inject drugs in the SurvUDI network
Other titre : Sex work as an emerging risk factor for HIV seroconversion among people who inject drugs in the SurvUDI network
Abstract : BACKGROUND: Recent analyses have shown an emerging positive association between sex work and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence among people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in the SurvUDI network. METHODS: ...
Predictors of residential stability among homeless young adults : a cohort study.
Abstract : BACKGROUND: Homelessness episodes have been shown to be associated with serious health outcomes among youth. This study was undertaken to estimate the probability of reaching residential stability over time and ...
Opioid prescribing practices and training needs of Québec family physicians for chronic noncancer pain
Abstract : AIM: To examine medical practices and training needs of Québec family physicians with respect to pain management and opioid prescription for chronic noncancer pain (CNCP). METHODOLOGY: An online survey was ...
Epidemiology of injection drug use : new trends and prominent issues
Other titre : Épidémiologie de l'utilisation de drogue par injection : nouvelles tendances et principaux enjeux
Abstract : After more than 30 years of research, numerous studies have shown that injection drug use is associated with a wide range of adverse health outcomes such as drug overdoses, drug-related suicidal behaviours, ...