Experiences with skin and soft tissue infections among people who inject drugs in Philadelphia: A qualitative study
作者: Robert E. HarrisJessica RichardsonRosemary FrassoEvan D. Anderson
作者单位: 1University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MPH Program, 3620 Hamilton Walk, Anatomy Chemistry Room 141, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
2Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Hamilton Walk, Anatomy Chemistry Room 141, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
3College of Population Health, Jefferson University, 901 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
4University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, 418 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19104, USA
刊名: Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2018, Vol.187 , pp.8-12
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.01.029
关键词: Skin and soft tissue infectionsAbscessInjection drug use
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Objectives(#br)To understand how people who inject drugs (PWID) experience skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) and make decisions to seek or delay medical treatment.(#br)Methods(#br)We conducted semi-structured, in-depth interviews in 2015 with 19 PWID at a syringe exchange program in Philadelphia. We analyzed the data using standard qualitative techniques.(#br)Results(#br)PWID described adequate knowledge about SSTI, although they could not always implement knowledge about SSTI prevention due to environmental constraints. Participants reported different experiences with incident SSTI. Some sought immediate medical care at initial presentation. Most, however, waited to seek care. Previous positive and negative healthcare experiences, both in general -including stigma and...
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影响因子:3.141 (2012)

  • people 民族
  • qualitative 质的
  • drugs 药品
  • inject 注入
  • among 在当中
  • general 普遍的
  • always 总是
  • including 包括(气导)包括……在内包括…在内
  • control 控制
  • about 大约