Austin J Clin Med. 2014;1(3): 1014.
Tariq Khurram*, Farhangi Arezo and Rana Fauzia
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, USA
*Corresponding author: Tariq Khurram, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, 653 West 8th Street, Box L 18, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
Received: May 23, 2014; Accepted: June 17, 2014; Published: June 23, 2014
Acute heroin overdose is very common problem among urban and suburban populations in the United States. Heroin abusers inject the drug intravenously to attain the desired “rush” of euphorea which not only predisposis them to dependance but also makes these individuals vulnerable to HIV, Hepatitis, abscesses.