Parenteral Antipsychotic Choice and Its Association With Emergency Department Length of Stay for Acute Agitation Secondary to Alcohol Intoxication.

@article{Cole2018ParenteralAC,
  title={Parenteral Antipsychotic Choice and Its Association With Emergency Department Length of Stay for Acute Agitation Secondary to Alcohol Intoxication.},
  author={Jon B Cole and Lauren R. Klein and Marc L. Martel},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Acute agitation secondary to alcohol intoxication frequently requires parenteral sedatives for patient and caregiver safety. Antipsychotics play a prominent role; however, no consensus exists regarding the ideal agent. One important consideration when evaluating the choice of antipsychotic is its association with emergency department (ED) length… CONTINUE READING