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Putting cocaine use and cocaine-associated cardiac arrhythmias into epidemiological and clinical perspective.
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PMID:  20573079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This is the first article in a series of three articles on cocaine-related cardiac arrhythmias, following on from the 2008 British Pharmacological Society Winter Meeting Clinical Section Symposium entitled 'Cocaine induced cardiac arrhythmias - from ion channel to clinical treatment'. We will summarize the epidemiology of cocaine use across the world and in particular will focus on UK, Europe and US use prevalence data. We will discuss the acute cardiac and non-cardiac toxicity associated with cocaine and highlight the lack of data on the true UK prevalence of acute cocaine toxicity and on the incidence of cocaine-related cardiac arrhythmias.
David M Wood; Paul I Dargan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of clinical pharmacology     Volume:  69     ISSN:  1365-2125     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Clin Pharmacol     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-24     Completed Date:  2011-03-28     Revised Date:  2011-07-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503323     Medline TA:  Br J Clin Pharmacol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  443-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and Kings Health Partners, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Africa / epidemiology
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / chemically induced*,  epidemiology
Asia / epidemiology
Cocaine / adverse effects*
Cocaine-Related Disorders / complications,  epidemiology*
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors / adverse effects*
Europe / epidemiology
Middle Aged
Oceania / epidemiology
United States / epidemiology
Young Adult
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors; 50-36-2/Cocaine

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