Norah Palmateer

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Review and meta-analysis of the association between self-reported sharing of needles/syringes and hepatitis C virus prevalence and incidence among people who inject drugs in Europe
    Norah E Palmateer
    Health Protection Scotland, Meridian Court, 5 Cadogan Street, Glasgow, G2 6QE, United Kingdom
    Int J Drug Policy 24:85-100. 2013
  2. pmc Infections with spore-forming bacteria in persons who inject drugs, 2000-2009
    Norah E Palmateer
    Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:29-34. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Anthrax infection among heroin users in Scotland during 2009-2010: a case-control study by linkage to a national drug treatment database
    Norah E Palmateer
    Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 55:706-10. 2012
  4. pmc The provision of non-needle/syringe drug injecting paraphernalia in the primary prevention of HCV among IDU: a systematic review
    Michelle Gillies
    Department of Public Health Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, G128QR UK
    BMC Public Health 10:721. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Evidence for the effectiveness of sterile injecting equipment provision in preventing hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus transmission among injecting drug users: a review of reviews
    Norah Palmateer
    Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, UK
    Addiction 105:844-59. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The association between alcohol use and hepatitis C status among injecting drug users in Glasgow
    Maureen C O'Leary
    Health Protection Scotland, Clifton House, Clifton Place, Glasgow G3 7LN, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 123:180-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Exploring associations between perceived HCV status and injecting risk behaviors among recent initiates to injecting drug use in Glasgow
    Norah Palmateer
    Health Protection Scotland, Clifton House, Clifton Place, Glasgow, Scotland
    Subst Use Misuse 43:375-88. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Risk of Hepatitis C virus re-infection following spontaneous viral clearance in injecting drug users: a systematic review
    Stephen Corson
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde, Livingstone Tower, 26 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1HX, UK
    Int J Drug Policy 22:102-8. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Review and meta-analysis of the association between self-reported sharing of needles/syringes and hepatitis C virus prevalence and incidence among people who inject drugs in Europe
    Norah E Palmateer
    Health Protection Scotland, Meridian Court, 5 Cadogan Street, Glasgow, G2 6QE, United Kingdom
    Int J Drug Policy 24:85-100. 2013
    ..This review aims to summarise, and explore factors that may explain the variation in, the measure of association between self-reported sharing of N/S and HCV prevalence/incidence among people who inject drugs (PWID)...
  2. pmc Infections with spore-forming bacteria in persons who inject drugs, 2000-2009
    Norah E Palmateer
    Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:29-34. 2013
    ..PWID should be advised about treatment programs, injecting hygiene, risks, and vaccinations...
  3. doi request reprint Anthrax infection among heroin users in Scotland during 2009-2010: a case-control study by linkage to a national drug treatment database
    Norah E Palmateer
    Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 55:706-10. 2012
    ..Factors associated with an increased risk of infection included longer injecting history, receiving opioid substitution therapy, and alcohol consumption. Smoking heroin was associated with lower risk of infection...
  4. pmc The provision of non-needle/syringe drug injecting paraphernalia in the primary prevention of HCV among IDU: a systematic review
    Michelle Gillies
    Department of Public Health Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, G128QR UK
    BMC Public Health 10:721. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine whether the provision of sterile non-N/S injecting paraphernalia reduces injecting risk behaviours or HCV transmission among IDU...
  5. doi request reprint Evidence for the effectiveness of sterile injecting equipment provision in preventing hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus transmission among injecting drug users: a review of reviews
    Norah Palmateer
    Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, UK
    Addiction 105:844-59. 2010
    ..The interventions assessed were needle and syringe programmes (NSP), alternative modes of needle/syringe provision (pharmacies, vending machines and outreach) and the provision of injecting equipment other than needles/syringes...
  6. doi request reprint The association between alcohol use and hepatitis C status among injecting drug users in Glasgow
    Maureen C O'Leary
    Health Protection Scotland, Clifton House, Clifton Place, Glasgow G3 7LN, UK
    Drug Alcohol Depend 123:180-9. 2012
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  7. doi request reprint Exploring associations between perceived HCV status and injecting risk behaviors among recent initiates to injecting drug use in Glasgow
    Norah Palmateer
    Health Protection Scotland, Clifton House, Clifton Place, Glasgow, Scotland
    Subst Use Misuse 43:375-88. 2008
    ..Due to the cross-sectional design of the study, it is uncertain whether this reduction in risk behavior could be attributed to perception of HCV status. Further research is recommended to consolidate the evidence for this relationship...
  8. doi request reprint Risk of Hepatitis C virus re-infection following spontaneous viral clearance in injecting drug users: a systematic review
    Stephen Corson
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde, Livingstone Tower, 26 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1HX, UK
    Int J Drug Policy 22:102-8. 2011
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