Edgar Naut, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

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Narcotic overdose and withdrawal

Narcotic Overdose and Withdrawal I. What every physician needs to know. Narcotics, also referred to as opioids, encompass a class of drugs commonly abused in the United States. Opioids are also frequently encountered in the hospitalized patient, being only second to alcohol in drug related admissions. Opioid dependence and abuse is often a chronic, relapsing…

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