Management of acute psychostimulant toxicity

Dean, Angela and Whyte, Ian (2004). Management of acute psychostimulant toxicity. In Amanda Baker, Nicole Lee and Linda Jenner (Ed.), Models of intervention and care for psychostimulant users 2nd ed. (pp. 85-101) Canberra, ACT, Australia: Australian Government : Department of Health and Ageing.


Author Dean, Angela
Whyte, Ian
Title of chapter Management of acute psychostimulant toxicity
Title of book Models of intervention and care for psychostimulant users
Place of Publication Canberra, ACT, Australia
Publisher Australian Government : Department of Health and Ageing
Publication Year 2004
Sub-type Other
Series Monograph Series National Drug Strategy (Australia) No 51
Edition 2nd
ISBN 0642824568
Editor Amanda Baker
Nicole Lee
Linda Jenner
Volume number 51
Chapter number 6
Start page 85
End page 101
Total pages 17
Total chapters 13
Collection year 2004
Language eng
Subjects 1103 Clinical Sciences
1115 Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
1701 Psychology
BX
Abstract/Summary Psychostimulants produce a broad range of effects. Adverse effects can exist on a spectrum of severity from minor symptoms to life threatening toxicity. Although regular use or use of high doses increases risk of adverse events, many adverse events requiring emergency intervention may occur even in the naïve user.
Q-Index Code BX
Additional Notes ISSN: 1322-5049

 
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