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Injecting Illicit Drugs by Andrew McBride

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Medical,
  • HIV Infections,
  • Self-Help,
  • transmission,
  • Substance Abuse, Intravenous,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence,
  • Medical / Diseases,
  • SUBSTANCE ABUSE,
  • Drug Guides,
  • Hepatitis C,
  • Intravenous drug abuse

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsKarin Arnold (Contributor), Pim Gregory (Contributor), Jean-Paul Grund (Contributor), Robert Haemmig (Contributor), Robert Heimer (Contributor), David Best (Contributor), Nick Crofts (Contributor), Kate Dolan (Contributor), Richard Pates (Editor), Jimmy Dorabjee (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9436681M
ISBN 10140511360X
ISBN 109781405113601

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Injecting drug use is of major concern to both Western and developing nations, causing extensive associated harm at both individual and public health levels. This book provides readers with authoritative and practical information on injecting drug use and the health consequences of this behaviour. This book provides readers with authoritative and practical information on injecting drug use and the health consequences of this behaviour. Includes topical issues such as needle fixation, transitions to and from injecting, and illicit drug use in prison settings. Injecting illicit Drugs is the third book in a new collection from Addiction Press. تزریق مواد مخدر کتاب سوم در مجموعه ای جدید از مطبوعات اعتیاد است. The Safer Injecting Handbook. Eighth edition Written by: Andrew Preston and Jon Derricott Published by: Exchange Supplies Illustrations: Michael Linnell © Exchange Supplies ISBN 0 9 4 The Safer Injecting Handbook. Eighth edition. Available from Code: P Exchange Supplies is an independent publisher of information about drugs, drug use and treatment.

Irish drugs and alcohol research, data, policy and sources of evidence on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, crime and consequences. Drugs That Users Inject. Written by: Editorial Staff. Last updated on Aug Injecting drugs, also known as “intravenous drug use” or “IV drug use,” is a common way to abuse illicit drugs or even legal prescription drugs. An injection like this is typically (or ideally) done into the vein, but injecting drugs just under the skin, often called “ skin popping,” is also becoming popular. This book provides readers with authoritative and practical information on injecting drug use and the health consequences of this behaviour." "As an efficient route of drug administration, the sequelae of injecting illicit drugs can be particularly deleterious. in nature. "Injecting drug use is of major concern to both Western and developing nations, causing extensive associated harm at both individual and public health levels. This book provides readers with authoritative and practical information on injecting drug use and the health consequences of this behaviour.".

The book "Illegal Drugs" written by Paul Gahlinger is a very interesting book. The book is about illegal drugs and their long history of abuse. But, the fact that the author is a Scientist, physician, and an author is what makes it the reading worth it. The book explains the positive side of certain drugs. The dangers of doing illegal drugs, from an author that knows what he is talking about. The number of regular illicit drug users worldwide is approximately 27 million (roughly % of world population). Approximately million people worldwide may inject illicit drugs and among them an estimated 3 million people may be positive for HIV. Sharing needles is a major cause of spreading HIV virus [1]. According to the World Health. The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the Australian national peak organisation representing the state and territory peer-based drug user organisations and issues of national relevance for people with lived experience of drug use. AIVL’s purpose is to advance the health of people who use/have used illicit drugs. Drug Injecting and HIV Infection: global dimensions and local responses, This book is a definitive account of drug injecting behaviour and HIV infection in cities across the world. The book is based on an important study initiated by WHO in , launched against a background of the rapid spread of HIV infection in a number of major cities.