Injection risk behaviors among clients of syringe exchange programs with different syringe dispensation policies.

@article{Kral2004InjectionRB,
  title={Injection risk behaviors among clients of syringe exchange programs with different syringe dispensation policies.},
  author={Alex H Kral and Rachel L. Anderson and Neil M. Flynn and Ricky Neville Bluthenthal},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2004},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={1307-12}
}
While there have been numerous papers published in the medical, social, and epidemiologic literature about the effectiveness of syringe exchange programs (SEPs), few papers identify operational characteristics of the SEPs they study or assess which of those characteristics are associated with optimal HIV risk reduction among clients. The objective of this study was to examine whether different syringe dispensation policies were associated with client-level injection-related HIV risk. Injection… CONTINUE READING