Chapter 19. Dealing with Intoxication, Overdose, Withdrawal and Detoxification: Nursing Assessment and Interventions

  1. Professor G. Hussein Rassool MSc, BA, RN, FETC, RCNT, RNT MILT, FRSH Cert. Ed., Cert. Couns., Cert in Supervision & Consultation1,2,3
  1. G.H. Rassool and
  2. J. Winnington

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch19

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

Dual Diagnosis Nursing

How to Cite

Rassool, G.H. and Winnington, J. (2006) Dealing with Intoxication, Overdose, Withdrawal and Detoxification: Nursing Assessment and Interventions, in Dual Diagnosis Nursing (ed G. H. Rassool), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774953.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Addiction & Mental Health, Departamento de Psiquiatria e Ciências Humanas da Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

  2. 2

    Visiting Professor Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

  3. 3

    Formerly Senior Lecturer in Addictive Behaviour, Department of Addictive Behaviour & Psychological Medicine, Centre for Addiction Studies, St George's Hospital, University of London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119023

Online ISBN: 9780470774953

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Keywords:

  • detoxification;
  • medical attention;
  • substance misuse;
  • intoxication;
  • trauma

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Acute Intoxication

  • Overdose

  • Detoxification

  • Withdrawal or Abstinence Syndrome

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome

  • Nursing Interventions

  • References