HPS Anthrax Questionnaire Drug related incidents in Scotland

Publication Date: 11 November 2012

This questionnaire is for use with confirmed and probable cases.

This questionnaire is in two parts:

  • Part 1 (page 3 - 17) should preferably be completed by someone who has knowledge or experience of people who use drugs
  • Part 2 (page 18 - 26) should be completed by someone who has access to the patient’s clinical records

Information in Part 1 should be obtained from a case or proxy - in the following preferred order

  • The case (if alive) or
  • If the case is deceased or otherwise unable to give a history, a proxy should be used in the ollowing order
    • Someone who shared drugs with the case recently
    • Partner
    • Close friend
    • Family member

Please return completed questionnaires within 5 days of interview, preferably as soon as possible.

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