Difficult-To-Reuse Needles for the Prevention of HIV Infection Among Injecting Drug Abusers

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This paper reviews various possibilities of using non-reusable injection technologies for reducing HIV transmission among injecting drug users in the United States. It does not put forth the redesign of injection equipment as a policy option for congressional consideration; it merely examines some of the implications of a proposal put forth by some health experts.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 1992
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: October 1992
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This paper reviews various possibilities of using non-reusable injection technologies for reducing HIV transmission among injecting drug users in the United States. It does not put forth the redesign of injection equipment as a policy option for congressional consideration; it merely examines some of the implications of a proposal put forth by some health experts.

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23 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: HIV-related issues; 9 | HIV-related issues. Background paper
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 9209
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 N 28
  • UNTCAT: b1757852 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39695
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