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Association of methamphetamine use during sex with risky sexual behaviors and HIV infection among non-injection drug users.
TLDR
It is found that among gay, bisexual, and heterosexual men and heterosexual women, users of methamphetamines reported more sexual partners than non-methamphetamine users, and methamphetamine-using bisexual men were more likely to test positive for HIV than those reporting no history of methamphetamine use.
A multicenter review of toxic epidermal necrolysis treated in U.S. burn centers at the end of the twentieth century.
TLDR
Age, body surface area involvement, APACHE II score, complications, and parenteral nutrition before transfer correlated with increased mortality and early transport to a burn unit is warranted to improve patient outcome.
A multicenter review of toxic epidermal necrolysis treated in U.S. burn centers at the end of the twentieth century.
TLDR
Age, body surface area involvement, APACHE II score, complications, and parenteral nutrition before transfer correlated with increased mortality and early transport to a burn unit is warranted to improve patient outcome.
Methamphetamine use and sexual and injection risk behaviors among out-of-treatment injection drug users.
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It is found that male OTIDUs with a history of methamphetamine use had more sex partners and participated in more acts of anal insertive intercourse with casual partners and vaginal intercourse with regular and casual partners than male OTIDs never using methamphetamine.
Health indicators among low income women who report a history of sex work: the population based Northern California Young Women’s Survey
TLDR
Women with a history of sex work have health concerns beyond STI and HIV treatment and prevention and were significantly more likely to have a History of sexual coercion and tobacco use.
Effect of blood transfusion on outcome after major burn injury: a multicenter study.
TLDR
The number of transfusions received was associated with mortality and infectious episodes in patients with major burns even after factoring for indices of burn severity.
Prevalence and correlates of hepatitis C virus infection among inmates entering the California correctional system.
TLDR
The high seroprevalence of anti-HCV-positive inmates may reflect an increased prevalence of high-risk behaviors and should be of concern to the communities to which these inmates will be released.
Predictors of failure to return for HIV test result and counseling by test site type.
TLDR
The most significant predictor of FTR was the site type at which resting took place, with those testing at sexually transmitted disease clinics four times, and mobile testing clients over three times, more likely to fail to return than alternative test site clients.
Sexual and drug use behavior among women who have sex with both women and men: results of a population-based survey.
TLDR
Women who had sex with both men and women were significantly more likely to report past and recent high-risk sexual behavior, including sex with an HIV-positive man, multiple male sexual partners, sex with a man who has sex with men, sexWith an injection drug user, trading of sex for drugs or money, and anal sex.
Safer Sex Communication and Unsafe Sexual Behavior Among Young Men Who Have Sex with Men in California
TLDR
Adjusted logistic regression analyses found low Safer Sex Communication to be predictive of UAI, and perceived efficacy or experience in minimizing the risk of sexual HIV infection through communication with partners should be an outcome of interventions to prevent HIV transmission among young MSM.
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