HIV/AIDS

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Information from the CDC on prevention, detection, and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS, including fact sheets suitable for patients.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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This report by NIDA discusses the HIV/AIDS epidemic and how treating drug abuse is effective in preventing HIV.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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This survey of 375 physicians found that confidence addressing drug problems was positively associated with having a buprenorphine waiver.
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Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2007
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This report describes points of intersection between HIV and primary care treatment, and discusses how to integrate HIV care into primary medicine.
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The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
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This set of guidelines aids physicians in providing detoxification and substance abuse treatment, specifically examining co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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This chapter of TIP 43 is aimed to help treatment providers identify co-occurring medical problems in patients who are addicted to opioids.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association (SAMHSA)
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This research report from NIDA discusses the scope of heroin use in the US, immediate and long term effects of heroin use, the medical complications of heroin use, how heroin abuse affects pregnant women, and more. It also discusses treatments for heroin addiction, including buprenorphine.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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