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Needle-Exchange Programs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Needle-Exchange Programs
Tree Number(s)
N02.421.726.708
Unique ID
D018671
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018671
Scope Note
Organized services for exchange of sterile needles and syringes used for injections as a potential means of reducing the transmission of infectious diseases.
Entry Term(s)
Needle-Exchange Program
Supervised Injecting Centers
Supervised Injecting Facilities
Supervised Injecting Facility
Syringe-Exchange Program
Syringe-Exchange Programs
Previous Indexing
Needles (1985-1994)
Substance Abuse, Intravenous (1990-1994)
Syringes (1985-1994)
See Also
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/23
Revision Date
2020/06/17
Needle-Exchange Programs Preferred
Supervised Injecting Centers Related
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