An Epidemic of Opioid Use and Infectious Disease

1. Which three cardinal elements are consistent with the toxidrome associated with opioid toxicity?
2. According to reported statistics, an estimated 10% to 20% of people who abuse prescription opioids eventually move on to inject either opioids or _______ and increase their risk of developing infections.
3. Which of the following correctly defines opioid use disorder (OUD)?
4. Which of the following symptoms can be used to confirm a diagnosis of OUD according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, criteria?
5. Which signs/symptoms may be present in patients experiencing opioid intoxication?
6. Approximately what percentage of HIV-infected individuals in the United States are unaware of having HIV infection?
7. Which of the following is not one of the common infectious-disease health consequence associated with the opioid epidemic?
8. Currently in the U.S., which of the following hepatitis viruses does not have a vaccine as a method to prevent transmission?
9. Which statement is incorrect regarding screening/assessment of OUD?
10. Which of the following is not considered a preventive measure aimed at reducing the incidence of OUD?
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