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Proceedings, Workshop on Needle Exchange and Bleach Distribution Programs /
Panel on Needle Exchange and Bleach Distribution Programs, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, and Institute of Medicine.
imprint
Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1994.
description
viii, 312 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0309050847
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Summaries
Description for Bookstore
This book reports on research on and experience with needle exchange and bleach distribution programs and their effects on rates of drug use, the behavior of injection drug users, and the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases among injection drug users. It discusses U.S. needle exchange data, international evaluations of needle exchange programs, legal issues and drug paraphernalia laws, evaluation methods, and bleach distribution programs.
Main Description
This proceedings is organized to follow the five sessions that constituted the workshop: U.S. needle exchange data, international evaluations of needle exchange programs, legal issues and drug paraphernalia laws, evaluation methods, and bleach distribution programs. Each section consists of the papers that were presented, followed by a brief summary of the presentations by the designated discussant.
Table of Contents
Preface
Introductionp. 1
The University of California Needle Exchange Program Evaluation Project: Methods, Conclusions, and Recommendationsp. 7
Risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis B Virus in Users of the Tacoma Syringe Exchange Programp. 24
Behavioral and Community Impact of the Portland Syringe Exchange Programp. 35
New York City Syringe Exchange: An Overviewp. 47
Discussion: U.S. Needle Exchange Datap. 64
Evaluation of the Needle/Syringe Exchange in Amsterdam, the Netherlandsp. 67
Evaluation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Prevention Programs for Injection Drug Users in Canadap. 72
Toronto's HIV Prevention Program for Injection Drug Users: Trends in Risk Behaviour and HIV Seroprevalence Over Two and a Half Yearsp. 78
Evaluating Montreal's Needle Exchange CACTUS-Montrealp. 83
Needle Exchange and Bleach Distribution Programs: The Australian Experiencep. 91
Discussion: International Evaluations of Needle Exchange Programsp. 109
Law and Policyp. 113
New Connecticut Laws to Improve Access to Needles and Syringes: What Is Their Impact?p. 132
Canadian Pharmacies' Response to HIV and Harm Reduction Strategies: A Report From the National Survey on Community Pharmacies and HIV/AIDS Preventionp. 135
Discussion: Legal Issues and Drug Paraphernaliap. 152
Assessing the Efficacy of Needle Exchange Programs: An Epidemiological Perspectivep. 155
An Evaluation of Needle and Syringe Exchange in San Franciscop. 170
Using Qualitative Methods to Evaluate Needle Exchangep. 187
Operational Modeling of Needle Exchange Programsp. 202
Discussion: Evaluation Methodsp. 250
HIV-1 Prevention: Interdisciplinary Studies and Reviews on Efficacy of Bleach and Compliance to Bleach Prevention Protocolsp. 255
Inactivation and Disinfection of HIV: A Summaryp. 284
Use of Bleach by Injection Drug Usersp. 294
Discussion: Bleach Distribution Programsp. 303
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