Bruce Agins

Summary

Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A syringe prescription program to prevent infectious disease and improve health of injection drug users
    Josiah D Rich
    School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 81:122-34. 2004
  2. pmc Correctional facilities as partners in reducing HIV disparities
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S49-53. 2013
  3. pmc A success story: HIV prevention for injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Curt G Beckwith
    Brown Medical School, Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:34. 2006
  4. pmc Syringe access for the prevention of blood borne infections among injection drug users
    Sharon Stancliff
    AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, 5 Penn Plaza, 1st Floor, New York, New York 10001, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:37. 2003
  5. pmc Successful linkage of medical care and community services for HIV-positive offenders being released from prison
    J D Rich
    Miriam Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 78:279-89. 2001
  6. ncbi Lower syringe sharing and re-use after syringe legalization in Rhode Island
    Josiah D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:292-7. 2007
  7. ncbi Pharmacist support for selling syringes without a prescription to injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown Medical School, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:S58-61. 2002
  8. ncbi A review of the case for hepatitis B vaccination of high-risk adults
    Josiah D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital Brown University School of Medicine, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Med 114:316-8. 2003
  9. pmc HIV-related research in correctional populations: now is the time
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 8:288-96. 2011
  10. ncbi Obstacles to needle exchange participation in Rhode Island
    J D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 21:396-400. 1999

Detail Information

Publications91

  1. pmc A syringe prescription program to prevent infectious disease and improve health of injection drug users
    Josiah D Rich
    School of Medicine at Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 81:122-34. 2004
    ..The syringe prescription program in Providence represents a promising and innovative approach to disease prevention and treatment for IDUs...
  2. pmc Correctional facilities as partners in reducing HIV disparities
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:S49-53. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc A success story: HIV prevention for injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Curt G Beckwith
    Brown Medical School, Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 1:34. 2006
    ..To examine trends in IDU-related new HIV diagnoses in RI, we performed a retrospective analysis of new HIV diagnoses according to HIV risk factor from 1990-2003...
  4. pmc Syringe access for the prevention of blood borne infections among injection drug users
    Sharon Stancliff
    AIDS Institute, New York State Department of Health, 5 Penn Plaza, 1st Floor, New York, New York 10001, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:37. 2003
    ....
  5. pmc Successful linkage of medical care and community services for HIV-positive offenders being released from prison
    J D Rich
    Miriam Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 78:279-89. 2001
    ..Ex-offenders will access HIV-related health care after release when given adequate support...
  6. ncbi Lower syringe sharing and re-use after syringe legalization in Rhode Island
    Josiah D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:292-7. 2007
    ..Laws and policies that increase legal syringe availability can decrease injection related transmission of HIV and other infectious diseases...
  7. ncbi Pharmacist support for selling syringes without a prescription to injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown Medical School, and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash) 42:S58-61. 2002
    ..To examine pharmacists' attitudes and obstacles to syringe sales to IDUs without prescriptions in Rhode Island, around the time that such sales became legal in the state...
  8. ncbi A review of the case for hepatitis B vaccination of high-risk adults
    Josiah D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital Brown University School of Medicine, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Med 114:316-8. 2003
    ..A clear national objective and federal funding for vaccinating high-risk adults are needed...
  9. pmc HIV-related research in correctional populations: now is the time
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 8:288-96. 2011
    ..This is especially relevant given recent evidence of the effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy in reducing HIV transmission...
  10. ncbi Obstacles to needle exchange participation in Rhode Island
    J D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 21:396-400. 1999
    ..This study explores obstacles to participation in needle exchange programs (NEPs) among injection drug users (IDUs) in the state of Rhode Island, U.S.A...
  11. ncbi Linkage with methadone treatment upon release from incarceration: a promising opportunity
    Josiah D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital Brown University Medical School, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Addict Dis 24:49-59. 2005
    ..Linkage to methadone treatment immediately upon release from incarceration is a promising opportunity to combat disease transmission, facilitate reentry into the community, and reduce recidivism...
  12. pmc Attitudes and practices regarding the use of methadone in US state and federal prisons
    Josiah D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 82:411-9. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi Prevalence and incidence of HIV among incarcerated and reincarcerated women in Rhode Island
    J D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 22:161-6. 1999
    ..1; 95% CI, 0.4-3.5). Incarceration serves as an opportunity for initiation of treatment and linkage to community services for a population that is at high risk for HIV infection...
  14. pmc Prevalence and incidence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among males in Rhode Island prisons
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1218-23. 2004
    ..We evaluated prevalence and intraprison incidence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections among male prison inmates...
  15. pmc Syringe prescription to prevent HIV infection in Rhode Island: a case study
    J D Rich
    Miriam Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:699-700. 2001
    ..It is a way for the health care community to tap into drug-using networks and bring those populations into a medical care system...
  16. ncbi Prescribing syringes to prevent HIV: a survey of infectious disease and addiction medicine physicians in Rhode Island
    J D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 36:535-50. 2001
    ..We can conclude that physician syringe prescription to IDUs may be an acceptable supplement to existing HIV prevention strategies...
  17. pmc Hepatitis B vaccination practices in state and federal prisons
    A Charuvastra
    The Miriam Hospital/Brown Medical School, Providence, RI. Rhode Island Department of Corrections/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:203-9. 2001
    ..There exists now a unique public health opportunity to prevent a significant proportion of new hepatitis B infections...
  18. ncbi High street prices of syringes correlate with strict syringe possession laws
    J D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 26:481-7. 2000
    ..66 vs. $2.08, p<.01). Street prices for syringes are an easily quantifiable indirect measure of availability of sterile syringes and may reflect syringe sharing and reuse...
  19. ncbi Risk factors for syphilis among incarcerated women in Rhode Island
    J D Rich
    Miriam Hospital Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 15:581-5. 2001
    ..The prison environment offers a unique opportunity for the diagnosis and treatment of syphilis...
  20. ncbi Needle exchange program participation by anabolic steroid injectors, United States 1998
    J D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 56:157-60. 1999
    ..4%). With the expanding number of NEPs in the US, it is possible to reach a higher proportion of ASIs with clean syringes and education, thus offering the means to prevent the spread of infection in this population...
  21. pmc Methadone and buprenorphine prescribing and referral practices in US prison systems: results from a nationwide survey
    Amy Nunn
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Division of Infectious Diseases, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 105:83-8. 2009
    ..Provision of ORT is nevertheless a frequently neglected intervention in the correctional setting...
  22. ncbi Syringe access for injection drug users in Rhode Island
    Amy Boutwell
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Med Health R I 87:15-6. 2004
  23. pmc Preventing death among the recently incarcerated: an argument for naloxone prescription before release
    Sarah E Wakeman
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Addict Dis 28:124-9. 2009
    ..A pre-release program of overdose prevention education, including Naloxone prescription, for inmates with a history of opiate addiction would likely prevent many overdose deaths...
  24. ncbi Prescribing syringes to injection drug users with HIV: an important clinical and public health tool
    Michelle A Stozek
    Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 15:59-63. 2004
  25. ncbi A model of integrated primary care for HIV-positive patients with underlying substance use and mental illness
    N Zaller
    Department of Immunology, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, USA
    AIDS Care 19:1128-33. 2007
    ..Our model has been successful in assessing the substance-use and mental health needs of HIV-infected individuals with numerous co-morbidities and referring them for ancillary medical and social services...
  26. ncbi The importance of routine HIV testing in the incarcerated population: the Rhode Island experience
    Amar A Desai
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:45-52. 2002
    ..These differences may reflect barriers to health care access that other community initiatives have failed to address...
  27. ncbi Linkage to methadone treatment from acute opiate detoxification treatment
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Opioid Manag 2:341-6. 2006
    ..Our model demonstrates that through facilitating the transition from an opiate detoxification program into an MMT program, individuals with chronic heroin addiction can successfully access and engage in treatment...
  28. ncbi Would you consider prescribing syringes to injection drug users? Addiction Medicine Conference Survey
    Lynn E Taylor
    The Miriam Hospital andBrown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Addict Dis 22:67-78. 2003
    ..The majority of physicians surveyed expressed interest in prescribing syringes. Psychiatrists may be less willing to do so...
  29. ncbi Persistent parvovirus B19 related anemia of seven years' duration in an HIV-infected patient: complete remission associated with highly active antiretroviral therapy
    E Mylonakis
    Department of Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Am J Hematol 60:164-6. 1999
    ..Aggressive antiretroviral treatment may effectively diminish transfusion requirements among HIV-infected individuals with pure RBC aplasia resulting from parvovirus B19 infection...
  30. ncbi The infectious complications of anabolic-androgenic steroid injection
    J D Rich
    The Miriam Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Int J Sports Med 20:563-6. 1999
    ..Infections occurring in anabolic-androgenic steroid users are not as common as in intravenous drug users...
  31. pmc Prisoners favour hepatitis C testing and treatment
    S Vallabhaneni
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:243-8. 2006
    ..Inmates' attitudes towards hepatitis C testing and treatment do not pose a major obstacle to implementing comprehensive hepatitis C screening and treatment programme in correctional settings...
  32. ncbi Heroin use in adolescents and young adults admitted for drug detoxification
    D Pugatch
    Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine, Providence 02903, USA
    J Subst Abuse 13:337-46. 2001
    ..To examine heroin use and associated morbidity in young adults undergoing drug detoxification...
  33. ncbi Demographic, geographic, and temporal patterns of ambulance runs for suspected opiate overdose in Rhode Island, 1997-20021
    Roland C Merchant
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1209-26. 2006
    ..m. The incidence rate of suspected opiate overdose by year was similar. The study results may help identify areas for preventive intervention and demonstrate the limitation of using naloxone as a marker of opiate overdose events...
  34. ncbi HIV testing experiences among male and female inmates in Rhode Island
    Curt G Beckwith
    Department of Medicine, Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    AIDS Read 17:459-64. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to determine how to best incorporate rapid HIV testing into the delivery of health care in the correctional setting...
  35. pmc Limited spending: an analysis of correctional expenditures on antiretrovirals for HIV-infected prisoners
    Nick Zaller
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Brown University, Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:49-54. 2007
    ..This study evaluated U.S. correctional expenditures for antiretrovirals (ARVs) and compared them to the estimated need for ARVs among HIV-infected prisoners in the U.S. to treat this population successfully...
  36. ncbi Feasibility and acceptability of rapid HIV testing in jail
    Curt G Beckwith
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:41-7. 2007
    ..In this population of jail detainees, rapid HIV testing was feasible and highly acceptable. Further studies are needed to successfully incorporate rapid HIV testing into jail HIV screening programs...
  37. ncbi Opiate replacement therapy at time of release from incarceration: Project MOD, a pilot program
    Michelle McKenzie
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Opioid Manag 1:147-51. 2005
    ..Such programs provide a promising opportunity to facilitate reentry into the community, combat disease transmission, and reduce recidivism...
  38. pmc Buprenorphine and buprenorphine/naloxone diversion, misuse, and illicit use: an international review
    Michael A Yokell
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Curr Drug Abuse Rev 4:28-41. 2011
    ..Finally, we discuss the implications of diversion, misuse, and non-medically supervised use (including potential measures to address issues of diversion); and potential areas for further research...
  39. pmc Pharmacist and pharmacy staff experiences with non-prescription (NP) sale of syringes and attitudes toward providing HIV prevention services for injection drug users (IDUs) in Providence, RI
    Nickolas Zaller
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, CFAR Building, Providence, RI, 02906, USA
    J Urban Health 87:942-53. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi Heroin in the corrections system: introduction
    Michelle McKenzie
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 90:140-1. 2007
  41. pmc Opportunities to diagnose, treat, and prevent HIV in the criminal justice system
    Curt G Beckwith
    Department of Medicine, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:S49-55. 2010
    ..It concludes with summary recommendations for research and practice to improve the health of inmates and their communities...
  42. pmc Adverse event associated with a change in nonprescription syringe sale policy
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 50:619-22. 2010
    ..To report and describe the possible correlation of a change in syringe sale policy at a community pharmacy with an adverse clinical outcome...
  43. pmc Developing a system to predict laboratory-confirmed chlamydial and/or gonococcal urethritis in adult male emergency department patients
    Roland C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:52-60. 2010
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  44. pmc Attitudes toward methadone among out-of-treatment minority injection drug users: implications for health disparities
    Nickolas D Zaller
    The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:787-97. 2009
    ....
  45. pmc Vaccination in juvenile correctional facilities: state practices, hepatitis B, and the impact on anticipated sexually transmitted infection vaccines
    Sara K Tedeschi
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:44-8. 2007
    ..The authors investigated current state practices for administering hepatitis B vaccine to incarcerated adolescents. These may impact the delivery of anticipated sexually transmitted infection (STI) vaccines to incarcerated adolescents...
  46. ncbi Misdiagnosis of HIV infection by HIV-1 plasma viral load testing: a case series
    J D Rich
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Ann Intern Med 130:37-9. 1999
    ....
  47. pmc Decrease in the proportion of injecting drug use-related HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island
    Jennifer A Mitty
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    AIDS Read 18:596-600. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi Development of opportunistic infections after diagnosis of active tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients
    Awewura Kwara
    Department of Medicine Infectious Disease, Miriam Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 18:341-7. 2004
    ..From our limited experience based on this case series, we recommend early initiation of HAART in coinfected patients with CD4 cell counts less than 100 cells per microliter...
  49. ncbi Strategies to improve access to sterile syringes for injection drug users
    Josiah D Rich
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    AIDS Read 12:527-35. 2002
    ..Because each approach has unique advantages, providing IDUs with a variety of options for syringe access is likely to be most beneficial...
  50. pmc The impact of financial discharge from methadone maintenance therapy on incarceration
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Division of Infestious Disease, Mariam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Opioid Manag 6:365-70. 2010
    ....
  51. pmc Sexual risk for hepatitis B virus infection among hepatitis C virus-negative heroin and cocaine users
    J D Rich
    Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:478-84. 2006
    ..It appears that HBV risk among HCV-negative drug users in this cohort is primarily due to sexual behaviour...
  52. pmc Adequacy of testing, empiric treatment, and referral for adult male emergency department patients with possible chlamydia and/or gonorrhoea urethritis
    R C Merchant
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 20:534-9. 2009
    ..More explicit guidance from CDC regarding syphilis testing and referral for further evaluation is needed...
  53. doi Linkage to treatment and supportive services among HIV-positive ex-offenders in Project Bridge
    Nickolas D Zaller
    Immunology Center, Miriam Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:522-31. 2008
    ..This paper briefly reviews Project Bridge, a federally funded demonstration project that provided intensive case management for HIV positive ex-offenders...
  54. pmc Filling the gap: the importance of Medicaid continuity for former inmates
    Sarah E Wakeman
    The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:860-2. 2009
    ..We believe it is of critical importance for the 10 million Americans who cycle in and out of corrections each year, as well as the communities they return to, that Medicaid be suspended rather than terminated during incarceration...
  55. pmc Overcoming obstacles to implementing methadone maintenance therapy for prisoners: implications for policy and practice
    Michelle McKenzie
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Opioid Manag 5:219-27. 2009
    ..The authors discuss strategies to address these barriers and conclude that providing methadone prior to inmate release is a feasible intervention with the potential to mitigate drug-related health and social harms...
  56. ncbi The overlapping epidemics of viral hepatitis/HIV, addiction and incarceration: the situation in Rhode Island
    Nick Zaller
    Substance Abuse Treatment and HIV AIDS Services, The Miriam Hospital Immunology Center, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 88:424-7. 2005
  57. ncbi Factitious HIV syndrome in young women
    M D Mileno
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS Read 11:278-82. 2001
    ..All presentations of HIV infection should be confirmed either by identifying hard-copy data of HIV test results or by retesting all patients before evaluation and treatment of presumed HIV-related illnesses...
  58. ncbi Drug use patterns over time among HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative women: the HER study experience
    Grace E Macalino
    Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:500-5. 2003
    ..Alternatively, increased drug use may occur due to depression associated with being HIV infected, leading to despair, hopelessness, and a lack of motivation to become drug free...
  59. pmc HPV vaccination practices among juvenile justice facilities in the United States
    Courtney E Henderson
    Program in Public Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Adolesc Health 46:495-8. 2010
    ..We examined current HPV vaccination practices in the United States. Most states (39) offer the HPV vaccine to females committed to juvenile justice facilities...
  60. ncbi Prophylactic panic
    Roland C Merchant
    Medicine and Community Health, Section of Emergency Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
    AIDS Clin Care 14:55. 2002
  61. ncbi Specialized STD care in Rhode Island
    Josiah D Rich
    Whitmarsh Clinic, 557 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02907, USA
    Med Health R I 89:212. 2006
  62. ncbi Hepatitis C treatment in an HIV-HCV-coinfected patient with drug addiction and psychiatric illness: a case report
    Lynn E Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    AIDS Read 15:629-31, 634-6, 638. 2005
    ..This case suggests that HIV-HCV-coinfected persons with the common comorbidities of polysubstance dependence and psychiatric illness may effectively and safely undergo pharmacotherapy for hepatitis C with appropriate support...
  63. doi Red cell exchange transfusion for babesiosis in Rhode Island
    Joshua Spaete
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Miriam and Rhode Island Hospitals, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Clin Apher 24:97-105. 2009
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  64. pmc Deaths of detainees in the custody of US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2002 to 2005
    Scott A Allen
    The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    MedGenMed 8:46. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi Racial/ethnic sexual health disparities among incarcerated women
    Loida E Bonney
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:553-8. 2008
    ..40%, p < 0.05). The correctional setting is an opportune place to better understand and address the complex issue of sexual health disparities...
  66. ncbi Prescribing syringes to injection drug users: what the family physician should know
    Josiah D Rich
    Am Fam Physician 68:45-7. 2003
  67. ncbi HIV prevention and care in incarcerated populations
    Joshua P Spaete
    Focus 20:1-5. 2005
  68. ncbi Treating prisoners with HIV/AIDS: the importance of early identification, effective treatment, and community follow-up
    Catherine Crosland
    AIDS Clin Care 14:67-71, 76. 2002
  69. ncbi Arrested on heroin: a national opportunity
    Amy E Boutwell
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    J Opioid Manag 3:328-32. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi Hepatitis B vaccination of incarcerated women: a pilot program
    Jennifer Clarke
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:318-23. 2003
  71. ncbi Arrested, addicted: heroin users in the Rhode Island Corrections System
    Amy E Boutwell
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Med Health R I 88:421-3. 2005
  72. ncbi Editorial comment: correctional opportunities to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic
    Josiah D Rich
    AIDS Read 16:258. 2006
  73. pmc A missed opportunity: hepatitis C screening of prisoners
    Grace E Macalino
    Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington St, Box 63, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1739-40. 2005
    ..Risk-based testing underestimates the hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevalence in correctional settings and limits the opportunity to diagnose and prevent hepatitis C infection...
  74. ncbi Community incidence of hepatitis B and C among reincarcerated women
    Grace E Macalino
    Department of Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:998-1002. 2005
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of HBV and HCV infection among recidivist women prisoners...
  75. pmc Physicians' knowledge of and willingness to prescribe naloxone to reverse accidental opiate overdose: challenges and opportunities
    Leo Beletsky
    Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Urban Health 84:126-36. 2007
    ..FDA re-classification of naloxone for over-the-counter sales and promotion of nasal-delivery mechanism for this agent should be explored...
  76. ncbi Prisons and mental health
    Scott A Allen
    N Engl J Med 356:197-8. 2007
  77. ncbi Opportunities to address the hepatitis C epidemic in the correctional setting
    Amy E Boutwell
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S367-72. 2005
    ..Testing, education, and, when appropriate, treatment of prisoners should be a cornerstone of the public health response to the hepatitis C epidemic in the United States...
  78. pmc Overcoming barriers to prevention, care, and treatment of hepatitis C in illicit drug users
    Brian R Edlin
    Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S276-85. 2005
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  79. ncbi Opioid addiction and incarceration: an overview
    Robert P Schwartz
    Friends Research Institute, Social Research Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Med Health R I 90:157-8. 2007
  80. ncbi HIV infection behind bars
    Amy Boutwell
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1761-3. 2004
  81. ncbi Prisoners' attitudes toward Hepatitis B vaccination
    Snigdha Vallabhaneni
    Brown University School of Medicine, RI 02912, USA
    Prev Med 38:828-33. 2004
    ..inmates' willingness to accept hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination while incarcerated. The goal of this study was to assess inmates' knowledge about hepatitis B and their willingness to accept hepatitis B vaccination while incarcerated...
  82. ncbi Evaluation of possible effects of continued drug use on HIV progression among women
    Anne M Rompalo
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 15:322-7. 2004
    ..Initiation of antiretroviral therapy among drug users should be based on readiness for treatment rather than concern about faster progression...
  83. ncbi Routine HIV testing in US prisons
    Nick Zaller
    Lancet Infect Dis 7:440-1. 2007
  84. ncbi Editorial comment: the complexities of homelessness and HIV
    Patricia C Henry
    AIDS Read 15:613. 2005
  85. ncbi HIV seroprevalence of adult males incarcerated for a sexual offense in Rhode Island, 1994-1999
    Josiah D Rich
    JAMA 288:164-5. 2002
  86. ncbi Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in a state correctional facility
    Scott A Allen
    Rhode Island Department of Corrections, 39 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:187-90. 2003
    ..Currently, there are few reports of treatment outcomes of this common infection in this setting...
  87. ncbi Medical complications of anabolic steroids
    Alexander A Feller
    Miriam Hospital, USA
    Med Health R I 85:338-40. 2002
  88. ncbi Screening for hepatitis C virus infection in adults
    Josiah D Rich
    Ann Intern Med 141:575-6; author reply 576. 2004
  89. ncbi Peginterferon plus ribavirin for hepatitis C in HIV-infected patients
    Lynn E Taylor
    N Engl J Med 351:2340-2; author reply 2340-2. 2004
  90. ncbi A prospective study of adherence and viral load in a large multi-center cohort of HIV-infected women
    Andrea A Howard
    AIDS Research Program, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS 16:2175-82. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between antiretroviral adherence and viral load, and to determine the predictors of adherence over time in HIV-infected women...