Affiliation: Beth Israel Medical Center
- Why some injection drug users lick their needles: a preliminary surveyMeredith Deutscher
Beth Israel Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, First Avenue at 16th Street, 19 Baird Hall, New York, NY 10003, USA
Int J Drug Policy 19:342-5. 2008..There are few published reports addressing the proportion of IDUs who lick their needles prior to injection and no prior studies evaluating the reasons for this practice...
- Knowledge of hepatitis among active drug injectors at a syringe exchange programJeanne Carey
Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 29:47-53. 2005..Stronger linkages between health-care centers and SEPs, drug treatment programs, and other service delivery centers where IDUs are encountered may promote hepatitis education and vaccination...
- Hepatitis C virus infection does not preclude standard breast cancer-directed therapySandra D'Angelo
Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Clin Breast Cancer 9:51-2. 2009..Considering the paucity of complications, routine screening for HCV infection is not warranted among women with breast cancer and no defined risk factors for HCV infection...