Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Cost Effectiveness of Interventions to Reduce Morbidity from Opioid Dependency|
Douglas K. Owens
||Palo Alto, CA
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||Health Services R&D
|| April 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Project Background: Over the past decade, opioid use and injection drug use, particularly heroin injection, have increased across most US demographic groups, making opioid-use-related mortality and morbidity a public health crisis both for Veterans and non-Veterans. Morbidity from opioid use is broad, including acquisition of HIV and HCV, which spread efficiently through the transfer of blood in shared injecting equipment. Interventions to prevent morbidity from opioid use disorder include opioi...
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