Piloerection in Opioid Withdrawal

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Piloerection. Piloerection may be noted with acute opioid withdrawal. (Photo contributor: Division of Medical Toxicology, University of California, San Diego.)

Read More about Opioid Withdrawal in Context:

The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 4e: Chapter 17. Toxicological Conditions > Opioid Toxicity

Read More about Opioid Withdrawal:

Current Diagnosis and Treatment Psychiatry, 3e: Chapter 50. Opioid Use Disorders

Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 9e: Chapter 186. Opioids

Goodman and Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 13e: Chapter 20: Opioids, Analgesia, and Pain Management

Melanie Allison, DNP, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

Executive Manager, Education & Learning, McGraw-Hill

Melanie Allison is the Executive Manager of Education & Learning with McGraw Hill. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and Post-Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from The Johns Hopkins University. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, specializing as an acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP), from Vanderbilt University. Melanie has more than 20 years of experience as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner in adult cardiology and advanced lipid management. She is a part-time faculty member at a top school of nursing where she has taught for more than 16 years.