Illicit Opioid Intoxication: Diagnosis and Treatment

Abstract

Opioid intoxications and overdose are associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Opioid overdose may occur in the setting of intravenous or intranasal heroin use, illicit use of diverted opioid medications, intentional or accidental misuse of prescription pain medications, or iatrogenic overdose. In this review, we focused on the epidemiology of… (More)
DOI: 10.4137/SART.S7090

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@inproceedings{Fareed2011IllicitOI, title={Illicit Opioid Intoxication: Diagnosis and Treatment}, author={Ayman Fareed and Suzanne K. Stout and Jennifer Casarella and Shreedevi Vayalapalli and Judith Cox and Karen P G Drexler}, booktitle={Substance abuse : research and treatment}, year={2011} }