Richard J Hamilton
Affiliation: Drexel University
- A descriptive study of an epidemic of poisoning caused by heroin adulterated with scopolamineR J Hamilton
New York University School of Medicine, New York City Poison Center, New York, USA
J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 38:597-608. 2000..It caused severe anticholinergic toxicity in heroin users with patients often presenting to emergency departments in great numbers. This is a report of the demographics and clinical characteristics of the epidemic...
- Complications of ultrarapid opioid detoxification with subcutaneous naltrexone pelletsRichard J Hamilton
MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
Acad Emerg Med 9:63-8. 2002..A novel, unapproved approach is to compound a pellet of naltrexone and implant it in the subcutaneous tissue. In theory, this should result in continuous therapeutic levels for this drug, and avoid issues with noncompliance...