The alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

@article{McKeon2008TheAW,
  title={The alcohol withdrawal syndrome.},
  author={Aoife M McKeon and Marc A Frye and Norman Delanty},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2008},
  volume={79 8},
  pages={854-62}
}
The alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) is a common management problem in hospital practice for neurologists, psychiatrists and general physicians alike. Although some patients have mild symptoms and may even be managed in the outpatient setting, others have more severe symptoms or a history of adverse outcomes that requires close inpatient supervision and benzodiazepine therapy. Many patients with AWS have multiple management issues (withdrawal symptoms, delirium tremens, the Wernicke-Korsakoff… CONTINUE READING

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