A systematic review of injecting-related injury and disease among people who inject drugs.

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BACKGROUND Non-viral injecting-related injuries and diseases (IRID), such as abscesses and vascular damage, can result in significant morbidity and mortality if untreated. There has been no systematic assessment of the prevalence of non-viral IRID among people who inject drugs; this review aimed to address this gap, as well as identify risk factors for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2016.11.029

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@article{Larney2017ASR, title={A systematic review of injecting-related injury and disease among people who inject drugs.}, author={Sarah Larney and Amy Peacock and Bradley M. Mathers and Matthew Hickman and Louisa Degenhardt}, journal={Drug and alcohol dependence}, year={2017}, volume={171}, pages={39-49} }