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Medical Comorbidities in Patients with Substance Use Disorder

The objectives of this powerpoint include:

- Recognizing skin and soft tissue infections in people who inject drugs

- Educate individuals about risk factors and risk groups for Hepatitis C and HOV

- Describe prevention interventions for HCV and HIV including effective addiction treatment, behavioral risk reduction, and antiviral agents.

- Discuss how treatment regimens for both HCV and HIV are highly effective in patients with OUD and can be safely used with opiod agonist therapy. 



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