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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.
- Evidence Based Practice