Richard J Hamilton

Summary

Affiliation: Drexel University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of an epidemic of poisoning caused by heroin adulterated with scopolamine
    R J Hamilton
    New York University School of Medicine, New York City Poison Center, New York, USA
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 38:597-608. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Complications of ultrarapid opioid detoxification with subcutaneous naltrexone pellets
    Richard J Hamilton
    MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:63-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of an epidemic of poisoning caused by heroin adulterated with scopolamine
    R 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Complications of ultrarapid opioid detoxification with subcutaneous naltrexone pellets
    Richard 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...