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The willingness of people who inject drugs in Boston to use a supervised injection facility.

08:00 EDT 11th August 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "The willingness of people who inject drugs in Boston to use a supervised injection facility."

In Massachusetts, the number of opioid-related deaths has increased 350% since 2000. In the setting of increasing overdose deaths, one potential intervention is Supervised Injection Facilities (SIFs). This study explores willingness of people who inject drugs in Boston to use a SIF and examines factors associated with willingness.

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Name: Substance abuse
ISSN: 1547-0164
Pages: 0

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Physician-supervised programs designed to rehabilitate people with diseases, trauma, or disorders of the NERVOUS SYSTEM.

Fluid propulsion systems driven mechanically, electrically, or osmotically that are used to inject (or infuse) over time agents into a patient or experimental animal; used routinely in hospitals to maintain a patent intravenous line, to administer antineoplastic agents and other drugs in thromboembolism, heart disease, diabetes mellitus (INSULIN INFUSION SYSTEMS is also available), and other disorders.

City located in Massachusetts.

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