[Alcoholic delirium--a potentially life-threatening condition].

Abstract

Full-blown alcoholic delirium is characterised by the symptoms of an exogenous psychosis and signs of vegetative dysregulation. Organic brain disease may initiate its development. The pathogenesis of the condition remains hypothetical. Therapeutic drugs of first choice have long been clomethiazole and benzodiazepines. Basic sedative treatment may be… (More)

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@article{Dittmar1994AlcoholicDP, title={[Alcoholic delirium--a potentially life-threatening condition].}, author={Gustav Dittmar}, journal={Fortschritte der Medizin}, year={1994}, volume={112 19}, pages={274-6} }