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ALLMedicine™ Illicit Drugs Center

Research & Reviews  167 results

The Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) Index predicts mortality in a community-recruite...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1263
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Reddon H, Grant C et. al.

Aug 28th, 2020 - The Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) index combines commonly collected clinical biomarkers to estimate HIV disease severity. Among a prospective cohort of HIV-positive people who use illicit drugs (PWUD) (n=948), we found that the VACS index was...

Drug-related harm coinciding with income assistance payments: results from a community-...
https://doi.org/10.1111/add.15182
Addiction (Abingdon, England); Richardson L, Dong H et. al.

Jul 5th, 2020 - Income assistance is critical to the health and well-being of socioeconomically marginalized people who use illicit drugs (PWUD). However, past literature paradoxically identifies unintended increases in drug-related harm coinciding with synchroni...

Longitudinal patterns of illicit drug use, antiretroviral therapy exposure and plasma H...
https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002551
AIDS (London, England); Liang J, Nosova E et. al.

Jun 26th, 2020 - HIV-positive people who use illicit drugs (PWUD) experience elevated rates of HIV-associated morbidity and mortality compared with members of other key affected populations. Although suboptimal levels of access and adherence to antiretroviral ther...

Characterizing motivations for cannabis use in a cohort of people who use illicit drugs...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7241718
PloS One; Lake S, Nosova E et. al.

May 21st, 2020 - Cannabis use is common among marginalized people who use illicit drugs (PWUD) but reasons for use remain poorly investigated. We sought to explore how different intentions for cannabis use relate to social, structural, and behavioural factors amon...

Hepatitis B Virus Infection among People Who Use Illicit Drugs: Prevalence, Genotypes a...
https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2020.1756334
Substance Use & misUse; Piauiense JNF, Costa CCS et. al.

Apr 27th, 2020 - Background: Several records of high prevalence of HBV have been made in northern Brazil. Among risk groups for viral infection, people who use illicit drugs (PWUDs) stand out, especially if they inject drugs and engage in risky sexual behavior. Ob...

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Guidelines  1 results

Screening for Illicit Drug Use: Clinical Summary
https://allmedx.com/USPSTFPDF/drugsum.pdf

Sep 6th, 2013 - SCREENING FOR ILLICIT DRUG USE: CLINICAL SUMMARY OF U.S. PREVENTIVE SERVICES TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATION Population Adolescents, Adults, and Pregnant Women Not Previously Identified as Users of Illicit Drugs Recommend...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  171 results

The Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) Index predicts mortality in a community-recruite...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1263
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Reddon H, Grant C et. al.

Aug 28th, 2020 - The Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) index combines commonly collected clinical biomarkers to estimate HIV disease severity. Among a prospective cohort of HIV-positive people who use illicit drugs (PWUD) (n=948), we found that the VACS index was...

Drug-related harm coinciding with income assistance payments: results from a community-...
https://doi.org/10.1111/add.15182
Addiction (Abingdon, England); Richardson L, Dong H et. al.

Jul 5th, 2020 - Income assistance is critical to the health and well-being of socioeconomically marginalized people who use illicit drugs (PWUD). However, past literature paradoxically identifies unintended increases in drug-related harm coinciding with synchroni...

Longitudinal patterns of illicit drug use, antiretroviral therapy exposure and plasma H...
https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002551
AIDS (London, England); Liang J, Nosova E et. al.

Jun 26th, 2020 - HIV-positive people who use illicit drugs (PWUD) experience elevated rates of HIV-associated morbidity and mortality compared with members of other key affected populations. Although suboptimal levels of access and adherence to antiretroviral ther...

Characterizing motivations for cannabis use in a cohort of people who use illicit drugs...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7241718
PloS One; Lake S, Nosova E et. al.

May 21st, 2020 - Cannabis use is common among marginalized people who use illicit drugs (PWUD) but reasons for use remain poorly investigated. We sought to explore how different intentions for cannabis use relate to social, structural, and behavioural factors amon...

Hepatitis B Virus Infection among People Who Use Illicit Drugs: Prevalence, Genotypes a...
https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2020.1756334
Substance Use & misUse; Piauiense JNF, Costa CCS et. al.

Apr 27th, 2020 - Background: Several records of high prevalence of HBV have been made in northern Brazil. Among risk groups for viral infection, people who use illicit drugs (PWUDs) stand out, especially if they inject drugs and engage in risky sexual behavior. Ob...

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News  3 results

Case Report: Sudden Chest Pain Following an Asthma Attack
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/99815/gastroenterology/case-report-sudden-chest-pain-following-asthma/page/0/1

May 1st, 2015 - One of the most life-threatening causes of pneumomediastinum is Boerhaave syndrome in which there is a spontaneous rupture of the esophagus. 3 In addition, as previously mentioned, numerous illicit drugs (eg, cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy) have been.

FARC peace may cut Colombia cocaine, but synthetic drugs new scourge
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-farc-drugs/farc-peace-may-cut-colombia-cocaine-but-synthetic-drugs-new-scourge-idUSBRE9AQ11L20131127

Nov 27th, 2013 - BOGOTA (Reuters) - A peace deal between FARC rebels and the Colombian government would greatly help cut cocaine production in Colombia, but officials fear new crime gangs could fill the gap while anti-narcotics police fight a new scourge: syntheti...

Prescription Drug Overdoses Up in Florida
https://www.mdedge.com/cardiology/article/36422/health-policy/prescription-drug-overdoses-florida
Frances Correa

Jul 7th, 2011 - Deaths from prescription drug overdose rose 84% in Florida from 2003 to 2009, based on data from the Florida Medical Examiners Commission. The greatest increases in death rates were seen in users of oxycodone (265%), alprazolam (234%), and methado.

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