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Addiction Interventions for Injection Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis (video)

Injection drug use has sparked an increase in endocarditis. Patients hospitalized with injection drug use-associated infective endocarditis had high rates of readmission, recurrent infective endocarditis and death. Despite this, addiction interventions were suboptimal. In this video, Editor-in-chief Dr. Joseph Alpert and Assistant Editor Alexandra Queen discuss new research on injection drug use-associated infective endocarditis.

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Suboptimal Addiction Interventions for Patients Hospitalized with Injection Drug Use-associated Infective Endocarditis

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