Is groin injecting an ethical boundary for harm reduction?

  title={Is groin injecting an ethical boundary for harm reduction?},
  author={Peter G Miller and Nicholas Lintzeris and Luciana Forzisi},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  volume={19 6},
BACKGROUND Femoral vein (or groin) injecting by street drug users is an emerging public health issue in the UK. It has been proposed that groin injecting is becoming normalised among UK injecting drug users (IDUs), yet harm reduction strategies are currently piecemeal and some may be crossing the boundary of responsible provision of information. This paper discusses the interventions available to service providers dealing with groin injecting and explores the utility of ethical frameworks for… CONTINUE READING
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