When caring for a client with known IV drug use, which statement should the nurse discuss to highlight the risk factors of this behavior?
The risk of contracting and/or spreading blood borne pathogens such as HIV, which can progress to AIDS, is a huge risk factor with this activity.
The use of these drugs can increase the risk of contracting diseases due to immunosuppression.
Drug use can lead to unsafe sex practices, increasing the risk of the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases.
IV drug use can lead to skin infections at the injection sites and poor health.
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