Alcohol-related seizures.

@article{McMicken2011AlcoholrelatedS,
  title={Alcohol-related seizures.},
  author={David B. McMicken and Jonathan L Liss},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          117-24
        }
}
The term alcohol-related seizures (ARS) is used to refer to all seizures in the aggregate associated with alcohol use, including the subset of alcohol withdrawal seizures (AWS). From 20% to 40% of patients with seizure who present to an emergency department have seizures related to alcohol abuse. However, it is critical to avoid prematurely labeling a seizure as being caused by alcohol withdrawal before performing a careful diagnostic evaluation. Benzodiazepines alone are sufficient to prevent… CONTINUE READING
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