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Qualitative investigation of barriers to accessing care by people who inject drugs in Saskatoon, Canada: perspectives of service providers

Overview of attention for article published in Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, October 2013
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Title
Qualitative investigation of barriers to accessing care by people who inject drugs in Saskatoon, Canada: perspectives of service providers
Published in
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy, October 2013
DOI 10.1186/1747-597x-8-35
Pubmed ID
Authors

Katherine Lang, Jaycie Neil, Judith Wright, Colleen Anne Dell, Shawna Berenbaum, Anas El-Aneed

Abstract

People who inject drugs (PWID) often encounter barriers when attempting to access health care and social services. In our previous study conducted to identify barriers to accessing care from the perspective of PWIDs in Saskatoon, Canada: poverty, lack of personal support, discrimination, and poor knowledge and coordination of service providers among other key barriers were identified. The purpose of the present investigation was to explore what service providers perceive to be the greatest barriers for PWIDs to receive optimal care. This study is an exploratory investigation with a purpose to enrich the literature and to guide community action.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 1 <1%
Bangladesh 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 102 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 25 24%
Student > Bachelor 17 16%
Researcher 14 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 11 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 7%
Other 10 10%
Unknown 21 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 28 27%
Social Sciences 18 17%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 16%
Psychology 12 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 3%
Other 7 7%
Unknown 20 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 October 2013.
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#8,945,558
of 16,647,928 outputs
Outputs from Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
#362
of 547 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#76,693
of 172,947 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
#1
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