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Author Topic: Addiction Specialists Identify Barriers to Treating Hepatitis C  (Read 5682 times)

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Addiction Specialists Identify Barriers to Treating Hepatitis C
« on: December 04, 2017, 10:38:27 am »
According to clinicians who care for those taking opioid agonist therapy (OAT) for addiction to drugs such as heroin and prescription painkillers, there are numerous barriers to treating hepatitis C virus (HCV) among this population. The hope is that by identifying and ultimately modifying such barriers, clinicians will be able to help reduce the high burden of hep C among people who inject drugs (PWID).

Researchers from the C-SCOPE study conducted a cross-sectional survey of 203 health care providers practicing at clinics that provide OAT in the United States (82 clinicians), Canada (16), Europe (92) and Australia (13).

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