Cocaine abuse: acute medical manifestations and current recommended management strategies

N. J. Irvine, J. Penston

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Recreational cocaine use in the UK is steadily rising. This review summarises some of the common clinical manifestations of cocaine use which may be encountered by acute physicians and discusses the available treatment options.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-33
Number of pages6
JournalAcute Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2008


  • cocaine abuse
  • management strategies
  • treatment options

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