A national physician survey on prescribing syringes as an HIV prevention measure


BACKGROUND Access to sterile syringes is a proven means of reducing the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), viral hepatitis, and bacterial infections among injection drug users. In many U.S. states and territories, drug paraphernalia and syringe prescription laws are barriers to syringe access for injection drug users (IDUs): pharmacists may… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1747-597X-4-13


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