Oxycodone abuse in New York City: characteristics of intravenous and intranasal users.

@article{Jones2011OxycodoneAI,
  title={Oxycodone abuse in New York City: characteristics of intravenous and intranasal users.},
  author={Jermaine D Jones and Suzanne K Vosburg and Jeanne M Manubay and Sandra D. Comer},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={190-5}
}
This pilot study sought to characterize typical nonmedical oxycodone use in the New York Metropolitan area. Accordingly, a clinical interview was administered to 25 intranasal (IN) and 25 intravenous (IV) oxycodone abusers to capture demographics and patterns of use within the region. IN and IV abusers shared a number of similar characteristics including age, proportion of men and women, criminal history, drug use history, and current recreational drug use. However, the two populations also… CONTINUE READING
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