Drug Misuse in the Emergency Department

First published: 13/03/2019 | Last updated: June 21st, 2019

Drug misuse can result in attendance at Accident and Emergency and may include acute toxicity, injuries and/or psychiatric complications of drug use. This factsheet describes the management of these conditions.




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