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Alcohol

Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, John B. Saunders, E. Jane Marshall and David Nutt.

in Addiction Medicine

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 24801 words.

Introduction - Epidemiology - Pharmacology - Pathophysiology - The spectrum of use and misuse - Core clinical syndromes - The alcohol withdrawal syndrome - ...

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Alcoholic ketoacidosis: a case report and review of the literature

Nurulamin M. Noor, Krishna Basavaraju and Dan Sharpstone.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Addiction Medicine. 1328 words.

Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) is a cause of severe metabolic acidosis usually occurring in malnourished patients with a history of recent alcoholic binge, often on a background of alcohol...

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Approaches to management

Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, John B. Saunders, E. Jane Marshall and David Nutt.

in Addiction Medicine

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 2575 words.

Underlying principles of treatment - Management of non-dependent hazardous or harmful drinking, or other drug misuse - Treatment of alcohol dependence or other drug dependence - Harm...

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Assessment and diagnosis: general principles

Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, John B. Saunders, E. Jane Marshall and David Nutt.

in Addiction Medicine

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 4890 words.

Who should be assessed? - History taking - Clinical examination - Laboratory investigations - Other investigations - Screening and brief assessment instruments - Diagnostic schedules ...

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Burden of addiction

Professor David J. Nutt and Dr Liam J. Nestor.

in Addiction

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Addiction Medicine. 2112 words.

Tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death in the world • Alcohol use is associated with massive and growing global disability in young males • Drug-related deaths are...

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Cannabis

Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, John B. Saunders, E. Jane Marshall and David Nutt.

in Addiction Medicine

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 3627 words.

Epidemiology - Pharmacology - Core clinical syndromes - Complications - Natural history - Assessment - Management of cannabis withdrawal - Management of cannabis dependence - ...

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Conclusion and overview

Professor David J. Nutt and Dr Liam J. Nestor.

in Addiction

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Addiction Medicine. 588 words.

• Substances of addiction are highly reinforcing because they induce pleasure. • Cocaine and amphetamines trigger exaggerated increases in dopamine. • GABA is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter...

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Difficult and urgent situations

Noeline Latt, Katherine Conigrave, John B. Saunders, E. Jane Marshall and David Nutt.

in Addiction Medicine

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine. 6606 words.

The Emergency Department - Urgent situations - Domestic violence - The suicidal patient -

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The dopamine system and addiction

Professor David J. Nutt and Dr Liam J. Nestor.

in Addiction

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Addiction Medicine. 2927 words.

• Dopamine release is involved in the reinforcing effects of addictive substances • Dopamine release can be blunted by substance abuse • Dopamine release is involved in drug craving •...

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Drug pharmacokinetics and abuse liability

Professor David J. Nutt and Dr Liam J. Nestor.

in Addiction

October 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Addiction Medicine. 1897 words.

• Pharmacokinetics refers to the effect of the body on drugs • Pharmacokinetics predict the abuse liability of drugs • Route of administration (e.g., iv) predicts the speed at which drugs...

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