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Managing cocaine dependence in pregnancy

  Is cocaine detoxification during pregnancy recommended? Which meds could be used and a general management plan please?   Yes, detox of cocaine/crack cocaine is definitely recommended in pregnancy due to the multiple malformations that can occur. If you recall the Methadone in Pregnancy scenario on the course where the lady uses both heroin and […]

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Eating disorder vs. Emotionally unstable PD in the CASC

In patients who refuse to eat, how do we tell whether this is part of an emotionally unstable personality behaviour or an eating disorder?   In an MRCPsych CASC situation the fundamental issue would be to look at what is driving their refusal to eat – is it a form of self-harm or is it […]

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