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Injecting illicit drugs

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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. Includes topical issues such as needle fixation, transitions to and from injecting, and illicit drug use in prison settings. Documents the relationship between injecting practice and infectious diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis C. Explores harm reduction approaches such as safer injecting and supervised injecting rooms. Reflects international perspectives from expert contributors. Injecting illicit Drugs is the third book in a new collection from Addiction Press.

Addiction Press was set up with the express purpose of communicating current ideas and evidence in this expanding field, not only to researches and practising health professionals, but also to policy makers, students and interested non-specialists. These publications are designed to address the significant challenges that addiction presents to modern society. Injecting drug use is of major concern to both Western and developing nations, causing extensive associated harm at both individual and public health levels.

Condition: Fine with little signs of having been used.

Item details

Author(s):
Pates, Richard; McBride, Andrew & Arnold, Karin (Eds)
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
140511360X
ISBN-13:
9781405113601
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
Injecting illicit drugs

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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. Includes topical issues such as needle fixation, transitions to and from injecting, and illicit drug use in prison settings. Documents the relationship between injecting practice and infectious diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis C. Explores harm reduction approaches such as safer injecting and supervised injecting rooms. Reflects international perspectives from expert contributors. Injecting illicit Drugs is the third book in a new collection from Addiction Press.

Addiction Press was set up with the express purpose of communicating current ideas and evidence in this expanding field, not only to researches and practising health professionals, but also to policy makers, students and interested non-specialists. These publications are designed to address the significant challenges that addiction presents to modern society. Injecting drug use is of major concern to both Western and developing nations, causing extensive associated harm at both individual and public health levels.

Condition: Fine with little signs of having been used.

Author(s):
Pates, Richard; McBride, Andrew & Arnold, Karin (Eds)
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
140511360X
ISBN-13:
9781405113601
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
Injecting illicit drugs

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