Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
THEME ISSUE Global Poverty and Human Development
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and Vascular Disease among Drug Users, England
Charles Irish* , Roy Maxwell†‡, Mark Dancox‡, Paul Brown‡, Caroline Trotter†‡, Julia Verne‡, and Mary Shaw†‡
Author affiliations: *Health Protection Agency South West, Bristol, United Kingdom; †University of Bristol Department of Social Medicine, Bristol, United Kingdom; ‡South West Public Health Observatory, Bristol, United Kingdom;
Appendix Figure. Hospital admissions of drug users in England for phlebitis or thrombophlebitis, cellulitis, or cutaneous abscess as a primary cause, for the fiscal years 1997-1998 to 2003-2004. Source: UK Department of Health hospital episode statistics.
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