Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 22nd, 1998
Peter M. Marzuk, MD, of Cornell University Medical College in Ithaca, New York, and colleagues reviewed New York City medical examiner cases from 1990 through 1995. Using data from all unintentional cocaine overdose deaths from 1990 through 1992 and all deaths of cocaine users from hyperthermia (extremely high body temperature), the study determined that the mean daily number of fatal cocaine overdoses increased steadily above a...
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