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ALLMedicine™ Illicit Drugs Center

Research & Reviews  44 results

Migration Patterns from an Open Illicit Drug Scene and Emergency Department Visits amon...
Substance Use & misUse; El-Akkad SE, Hayashi K et. al.

Aug 12th, 2021 - People who use illicit drugs (PWUD) experience various adverse health outcomes leading to increased healthcare service utilization. PWUD are also a highly mobile population which poses challenges to healthcare delivery. The objective of this study...

Hepatitis A Virus Infections Among Men Who Have Sex with Men - Eight U.S. States, 2017-...
MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; Foster MA, Hofmeister MG et. al.

Jun 18th, 2021 - During 1995-2011, the overall incidence of hepatitis A decreased by 95% in the United States from 12 cases per 100,000 population during 1995 to 0.4 cases per 100,000 population during 2011, and then plateaued during 2012─2015. The incidence incre...

Day-level associations between drug use and sexual behavior in male couples: Actor part...
Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Starks TJ, Sauermilch D et. al.

May 29th, 2021 - Both marijuana and other illicit drugs (e.g., cocaine/crack, methamphetamines, ecstasy, gamma-hydroxybuterate, and ketamine) have been linked to the occurrence of condomless anal sex (CAS) with casual partners among sexual minority men (SMM) and t...

End-of-life care in illicit drug users: mapping medication use.
BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care; Ulrick P, Panozzo S et. al.

May 19th, 2021 - While clinical wisdom has long provided suggested guidance around caring for people who use illicit drugs (referred to as PWUD) at the end of life, there is striking paucity of empirical evidence underpinning these practices. Understanding medicat...

Point-of-care testing for HIV and sexually transmitted infections reveals risky behavio...
International Journal of STD & AIDS; Kiragga AN, Bwanika JM et. al.

Apr 24th, 2021 - In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), men are generally difficult to engage in healthcare programs. However, sports gambling centers in SSA can be used as avenues for male engagement in health programs. We offered point-of-care HIV and syphilis testing for...

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News  3 results

Case Report: Sudden Chest Pain Following an Asthma Attack

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
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

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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