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Effective Interventions Unit Examining the Injecting Practices of Injecting Drug Users in Scotland

DescriptionThis is a report of research into the injecting practices of injecting drug users in Glasgow.
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Website Publication DateFebruary 10, 2004

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Effective Interventions Unit
Examining the injecting practices of injecting drug users in Scotland

Avril Taylor
Alex Fleming
Jeanne Rutherford
David Goldberg*
University of Paisley
Scottish Centre for Infection and Environmental Health*
February 2004

Scottish Executive Drug Misuse Research Programme

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Contents

Remit and Dissemination Policy
Summary
Chapter 1: Introduction
Background
Aim
Objectives
Chapter 2: Methodology
Data collection
Pre-recruitment
Recruitment and sampling strategy
Data analysis
Ethical approval
Chapter 3: Results
Study group characteristics
Drug use and injecting habits
Overview of observed events
The injecting process
Impact of harm reduction advice
Chapter 4: Case Studies
Case Study 1
Case Study 2
Case Study 3
Case Study 4
Chapter 5: Discussion and Conclusions
Appendix 1: Video Recorded Injecting Events
References

The views expressed in this report are those of the researchers and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.