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Case study: Asthma exacerbation with heroin use
Advice on treating athletes and sportspeople
Alcohol misuse: clinical review
Substance misuse: Cocaine use and its effects
GPs should prescribe the drug nalmefene to help high-risk drinkers reduce their alcohol...
GPs should screen patients for risky alcohol behaviour at every opportunity as a...
The role of methadone in addiction therapy A controversial treatment for heroin addiction....
Try to establish exactly what has been taken and when, write Dr Andrew Goddard and...
Dr Meg Thomas discusses the interventions and advice that GPs can offer ecstasy users.
Measuring extent of liver damage and assessing likely drug interactions is key.