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Risk Behaviors for Injecting Drug Users

Purpose:

To evaluate an injection drug user for lifestyle stability and HIV risk.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases

Objective:

physical and lifestyle, compliance/adherence

ICD-10:

F11, F19, Z50.3

Description:

Razzaghi et al identified risk behaviors in injecting drug users. These can help identify patients at risk for HIV, HCV or other infections. The authors are from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Yale University.

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