Alcohol Withdrawal

  title={Alcohol Withdrawal},
  author={Anton Manasco and S. Chang and Joseph Larriviere and L. L. Hamm and Marcia Glass},
  journal={Southern Medical Journal},
  • Anton Manasco, S. Chang, +2 authors Marcia Glass
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Southern Medical Journal
  • Abstract Alcohol withdrawal is a common clinical condition that has a variety of complications and morbidities. The manifestations can range from mild agitation to withdrawal seizures and delirium tremens. The treatments for alcohol withdrawal include benzodiazepines, anticonvulsants, beta-blockers and antihypertensives. Although benzodiazepines are presently a first-line therapy, there is controversy regarding the efficacies of these medications compared with others. Treatment protocols often… CONTINUE READING
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