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Needle Sharing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Needle Sharing
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.735.580
Unique ID
D016485
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016485
Annotation
by intravenous drug users
Scope Note
Usage of a single needle among two or more people for injecting drugs. Needle sharing is a high-risk behavior for contracting infectious disease.
Entry Term(s)
Needle-Sharing
Needlesharing
Syringe Sharing
Previous Indexing
Needles (1985-1991)
Substance Abuse (1985-1991)
Syringes (1985-1991)
See Also
Needle-Exchange Programs
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/03
Revision Date
1994/05/23
Needle Sharing Preferred
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