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Symptoms Score of Judson et al for Opioid Dependence Following Parenteral Administration of Naloxone

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for signs of opiate withdrawal following parenteral administration of naloxone using the symptoms score of Judson et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

F11

Description:

A patient who is opioid dependent will develop withdrawal symptoms following administration of naloxone. Judson et al graded the severity of the reaction in order to find those patients who will need to undergo detoxification. The authors are from the Addiction Research Foundation in Palo Alto, California.

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