Methamphetamine abuse: a perfect storm of complications.

@article{Lineberry2006MethamphetamineAA,
  title={Methamphetamine abuse: a perfect storm of complications.},
  author={Timothy W. Lineberry and John Michael Bostwick},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2006},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={
          77-84
        }
}
Previously restricted primarily to Hawaii and California, methamphetamine abuse has reached epidemic proportions throughout the United States during the past decade, specifically in rural and semirural areas. Particular characteristics of methamphetamine production and use create conditions for a "perfect storm" of medical and social complications. Unlike imported recreational drugs such as heroin and cocaine, methamphetamine can be manufactured locally from commonly available household… CONTINUE READING

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