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Clinical Findings of Opioid Toxicity in Patient Treated for Pain

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient being treated for pain with opioids for clinical signs of toxicity.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, dosage calculations, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T40.2

Description:

A patient being treated for pain with opioids may develop toxicity if excessive doses are given or if accumulation occurs.

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