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Score of Kolb and Himmelsbach for Opiate Withdrawal (Himmelsbach Scale)

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

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Description:

Kolb and Himmelsbach described a score for monitoring a patient undergoing opiate withdrawal. This can help to gauge the severity of the signs and symptoms of abstinence. The authors are from the U.S. Public Health Service.

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