Patterns of polysubstance use and overdose among people who inject drugs in Baltimore, Maryland: A latent class analysis.

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Summary of "Patterns of polysubstance use and overdose among people who inject drugs in Baltimore, Maryland: A latent class analysis."

Opioid-related overdose rates continue to climb. However, little research has examined the reach of overdose education and naloxone trainings among people who inject drugs (PWID). Understanding gaps in coverage is essential to improving the public health response to the ongoing crisis.


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Name: Drug and alcohol dependence
ISSN: 1879-0046
Pages: 71-77


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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.

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