Chapter 9. Odde Commotions: Some Other Health Consequences of Injecting

  1. Richard Pates BSc, DClinPsy, AFBPsS, CPsychol1,
  2. Andrew McBride MB, ChB, MSc, FRCPsych2 and
  3. Karin Arnold3
  1. Andrew McBride and
  2. Jan Wichter

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776339.ch9

Injecting Illicit Drugs

Injecting Illicit Drugs

How to Cite

McBride, A. and Wichter, J. (2005) Odde Commotions: Some Other Health Consequences of Injecting, in Injecting Illicit Drugs (eds R. Pates, A. McBride and K. Arnold), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776339.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director of the Community Addictions Unit, Cardiff, UK

  2. 2

    Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Community Addictions Unit, Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405113601

Online ISBN: 9780470776339

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Keywords:

  • morphine;
  • injection fluids;
  • sulphur;
  • alcohol;
  • malaria

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early history

  • Disease transmission

  • Needlestick injuries

  • Tetanus

  • Malaria

  • Tick borne relapsing fever

  • Sexually transmitted infections and other infectious diseases

  • Non-infectious health problems associated with injecting

  • Conclusions

  • References