Patient may have injected methadone while in hospitalBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7070.1480 (Published 07 December 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1480
- Aidan J Byrne
- Specialist registrar in anaesthesia 31 Merlin Drive, Ely CB6 3EE
EDITOR,—The case of fatal methadone overdose reported by T J Hendra and colleagues relied for its diagnosis on the ability of hot chocolate to release a large load of methadone from the patient's gut, where it had been stored for some …
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