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ALLMedicine™ Illicit Drugs Center

Research & Reviews  171 results

High prevalence of unmet healthcare need among people who use illicit drugs in a Canadi...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2020.1846667
Substance Abuse; Moallef S, Homayra F et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - People who use illicit drugs (PWUD) experience significant barriers to healthcare. However, little is known about levels of attachment to primary care (defined as having a regular family doctor or clinic they feel comfortable with) and its associa...

An analysis of within-subject and population level risk related to substance use and me...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108385
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Li X, Borodovsky JT et. al.

Nov 10th, 2020 - The objective of this study was to understand how adolescent substance use patterns may lead to negative mental health outcomes. Data from adolescents (12-17 years old at baseline, Wave 1) who participated in the first 3 waves of the Population As...

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7779750
Addiction (Abingdon, England); Richardson L, Dong H et. al.

Jul 5th, 2020 - Income assistance is critical to the health and wellbeing of socio-economically 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...

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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  175 results

High prevalence of unmet healthcare need among people who use illicit drugs in a Canadi...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08897077.2020.1846667
Substance Abuse; Moallef S, Homayra F et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - People who use illicit drugs (PWUD) experience significant barriers to healthcare. However, little is known about levels of attachment to primary care (defined as having a regular family doctor or clinic they feel comfortable with) and its associa...

An analysis of within-subject and population level risk related to substance use and me...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108385
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Li X, Borodovsky JT et. al.

Nov 10th, 2020 - The objective of this study was to understand how adolescent substance use patterns may lead to negative mental health outcomes. Data from adolescents (12-17 years old at baseline, Wave 1) who participated in the first 3 waves of the Population As...

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7779750
Addiction (Abingdon, England); Richardson L, Dong H et. al.

Jul 5th, 2020 - Income assistance is critical to the health and wellbeing of socio-economically 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...

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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.

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.

Dispensation of Antiretroviral Therapy and Methadone Maintenance Therapy at the Same Facility in a Low-Barrier Setting Linked to Optimal Adherence to HIV Treatment
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919270

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Objectives: We sought to examine the association between dispensation of methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) at the same facility, across multiple low-barrier dispensing outlets, ...

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