IDU

(redirected from Injecting Drug User)
AcronymDefinition
IDUIraqi Democratic Union
IDUI Don't Understand
IDUIndoor Unit (wireless)
IDUInjecting Drug User (medical/health)
IDUIntravenous Drug Use
IDUInterface Demonstration Unit
IDUIndoor Unit
IDUIntelligent Data Understanding
IDUIncremental Device Update
IDUInstituto de Desarrollo Urbano (Colombia)
IDUInternational Democrat Union
IDUInterface Data Unit
IDUIdoxuridine
IDUInterdisciplinary Unit
IDUInitial Daily Use (FAA)
IDUInteractive Display Unit
IDUIdentity of Ultimate Recipient (FIPS)
IDUInput and Display Unit
IDUInitial Distribution Update
IDUIntel Developer Update
IDUInsert, Delete and Update
IDUInternal Development Unit (systems and software)
IDUInternal Defence Unit (Sierra Leone)
IDUIrritation During Urination (band; UK)
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The results of these studies show that abandoning tuberculosis treatment is usually related to having undergone previous treatment for the disease, being an injecting drug user (IDU), living with a large number of people, and also the doctor's perception that the patient does not have a good understanding of the treatment.
In Bangladesh I met an injecting drug user who had torn down his mother's shack, brick by brick, to sell at one taka per brick to try and raise 300 taka for a fix.
The blood came from a con who was an injecting drug user.
You'd be more at risk if you were an injecting drug user or had received a blood transfusion before 1991, when blood started to be screened for Hep C.
But health experts also warn that the virus, which can survive for months outside the body, even in dried blood, can also be a risk for those who live with an injecting drug user or have a sexual partner who is, or has, injected drugs.
A THIRD case of anthrax has been found in an injecting drug user in England, health authorities said yesterday.
The patient - an injecting drug user - was transferred to University Hospital from Heart of England Hospital Trust with heart failure and needed heart valve replacement surgery.
Of interest in the current study was the importance of the experience of the rush for the newly initiated injecting drug user and how discourse about the rush frames the initiation experience.
It is estimated that each injecting drug user (IDU) who acquires HCV can transmit the virus approximately to 20 people, and half of these transmissions occur in the first two years of infection (Magiorkinis et al.
A primary healthcare clinic in a needle syringe program may contribute to HIV prevention by early detection of incident HIV in an injecting drug user.
Given the economic and health costs of hepatitis C infection and the ongoing transmission within the injecting drug user population, an understanding of HCV epidemiology within this risk group was necessary to develop and evaluate prevention efforts.
Approximately three quarters of new infections among women were attributed to the heterosexual exposure category (endemic and non-endemic together) and the remainder was attributed to the injecting drug user exposure category.