The Opioid Epidemic and Infectious Diseases

Author
Edited by Brianna L. Norton, DO, MPH
ISBN
9780323683289
Publication Date
27-10-2020
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Offering timely guidance on the junction of the opioid crisis and infectious diseases, this practical handbook by Dr. Brianna L. Norton provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of a growing patient population. Infectious disease specialists are increasingly seeing patients who previously used opiods and now use intravenous drugs. Many challenges are unique to this patient population, including new and growing infections such as hepatitis C, endocarditis, HIV, and hepatitis B. The Opioid Epidemic and Infectious Diseases is an up-to-date, real-world guide that covers the scope of the problem, management guidelines, and much more.


Key Features
  • Describes the new landscape of the opioid crisis in the U.S. and its intersection with infectious diseases, including epidemiology, Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and rural America, and more.
  • Offers practical guidance on (OUD) and infectious co-morbidities like hepatitis C, STDs, endocarditis, HIV, and hepatitis B.
  • Covers prevention, treatment, and harm reduction.
  • Discusses OUD, infectious diseases, and the criminal justice system.
  • Consolidates today's available information and guidance into a single, convenient resource.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323683289
Author Informaiton Edited by Brianna L. Norton, DO, MPH
Table of Content

1. The epidemiology of the opioid overdose epidemic in the United States
Daniel Ciccarone, MD, MPH

2. The case of Scott County: injection drug use and HIV/hepatitis C virus Outbreak
John Cafardi, MD, Judith Feinberg, MD

3. Opioid use disorder and rural America
Wajiha Z. Akhtar, PhD, MPH, Judith Feinberg, MD

4. Opioid use disorder and HIV
Gregory M. Lucas, MD, PhD

5. The Intersection of the Opioid and Hepatitis C Epidemics
Divya Ahuja, MD, Irene Pericot-Valverde, PhD & Alain H. Litwin, MD

6. Chronic hepatitis B and the intersection with opioid use disorders
Kali Zhou, MD, MAS, Norah Terrault, MD, MPH

7. Opioid Use Disorder and Endocarditis
Christopher F. Rowley

8. Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), Infectious Diseases, and the Criminal Justice System
Jody Rich and Radha Sadacharan

9. Modeling the impact of harm reduction for opioid use disorder on infectious disease prevention
Annick Bo´rquez, PhD, MSc, Javier A. Cepeda, PhD, MPH, Natasha K. Martin, DPhil

10. Notes on harm reduction and the opioid epidemic in the United States
Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD, Jonathan Feelemyer, Hayley Berg, David Perlman

11. Outpatient opioid use disorder treatment for the ID physician
Dharushana Muthulingam, Lynn M. Madden, Frederick L. Altice

12. Inpatient opioid use disorder treatment for the infectious disease physician
Nikhil Seval, MD, Ellen Eaton, MD, MSPH, Sandra A. Springer, MD

13. HIV preexposure prophylaxis for people who inject drugs
Roman Shrestha, PhD, Benjamin McCoy-Redd, BS, Jaimie P. Meyer, MD, MS, FACP

Publication Date 27-10-2020
Pages 282
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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