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Merchants Quay Ireland. (2008) Safer injecting: reducing the harm associated with injecting drug use. Merchants Quay Ireland , Dublin.

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This guide is aimed at people who inject drugs to help reduce some of the problems caused by injecting.
It includes:
• Information on safer injecting practices and types of injecting.
• Advice on how to find a vein and the equipment that should be used.
• Recommendations on how to best care for your veins, avoiding vein damage and when you may need to seek help.
• Strategies for coping with overdose and information on HIV and hepatitis (Hep) B & C.
• Suggestions of alternatives to injecting and advice in relation to poly drug use.
• Finally, there are details of where you can get further information.


Item Type:Book
Date:2008
Pages:40 p.
Publisher:Merchants Quay Ireland
Corporate Creators:Merchants Quay Ireland
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Drugs and alcohol prevention > Drugs and alcohol use harm reduction
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