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Other psychoactive substance misuse

Basant K. Puri and Ian H. Treasaden

in Emergencies in Psychiatry

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198530800
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726309 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198530800.003.0009

Series: Emergencies in

Other psychoactive substance misuse

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Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 - Opioids - Management of opiate withdrawal - Cannabinoids - Sedatives and hypnotics - Cocaine - Amphetamine and related substances - Caffeine - Hallucinogens - Volatile solvents - History-taking relevant to substance abuse - On examination - Referral to specialist substance misuse services - Investigations - Referral to medical services

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Subjects: Psychiatry ; Addiction Medicine

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