Management of hepatitis C among drug users attending general practice in Ireland: baseline data from the Dublin area hepatitis C in general practice initiative.

@article{Cullen2007ManagementOH,
  title={Management of hepatitis C among drug users attending general practice in Ireland: baseline data from the Dublin area hepatitis C in general practice initiative.},
  author={Walter Cullen and June Stanley and Deirdre Langton and Yvonne Kelly and Gerard Bury},
  journal={The European journal of general practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={5-12}
}
OBJECTIVE In Ireland, general practice is increasingly providing long-term care for injecting drug users, 62-81% of whom are infected with hepatitis C (HCV). Clinical guidelines for the management of HCV among drug users have recently been developed in Ireland, and this study aimed to describe HCV care among drug users attending general practice in the greater Dublin area, prior to the implementation of the clinical practice guidelines. METHODS The clinical records of 196 patients attending… CONTINUE READING
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