Hair testing and self-report of cocaine use by heroin users.

@article{Tassiopoulos2004HairTA,
  title={Hair testing and self-report of cocaine use by heroin users.},
  author={Katherine K. Tassiopoulos and Judith Apt Bernstein and Timothy Heeren and Suzette Levenson and Ralph Waldo Hingson and Edward Bernstein},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2004},
  volume={99 5},
  pages={590-7}
}
AIM Failure to disclose cocaine use can have a negative impact on medical care and research validity. This study was performed to identify predictors of cocaine non-disclosure among individuals who self-reported heroin use during a medical care encounter. DESIGN A prospective comparison of self-report of cocaine use among heroin users and hair analysis for cocaine. SETTING Four health-care clinics at an academic, inner-city hospital. PARTICIPANTS Patients presenting for a health-care… CONTINUE READING

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( 1 ) Self - report using standardized instruments : the Drug Addiction Severity Test ( DAST ) , the Addiction Severity Index ( ASI ) and quantity / frequency questions for heroin and cocaine use . ( 2 )
HeroinNo subtypeCocaine
( 1 ) Self - report using standardized instruments : the Drug Addiction Severity Test ( DAST ) , the Addiction Severity Index ( ASI ) and quantity / frequency questions for heroin and cocaine use . ( 2 )
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