Clinical trial: a primary-care-based model for the delivery of anti-viral treatment to injecting drug users infected with hepatitis C.

@article{Jack2009ClinicalTA,
  title={Clinical trial: a primary-care-based model for the delivery of anti-viral treatment to injecting drug users infected with hepatitis C.},
  author={Kathryn Jack and Sara A. Willott and James Manners and Michael Varnam and Brian Thomson},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={38-45}
}
BACKGROUND Injecting drug use is the main risk factor for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Secondary-care-based strategies for the management of HCV do not effectively target this vulnerable population. AIMS To evaluate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of a primary-care-based model for the delivery of HCV services including anti-viral therapy to injecting drug users. METHODS A partnership between a clinical nurse specialist employed by, and working under the supervision of, a… CONTINUE READING

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