The efficacy of early chlormethiazole medication in the prevention of delirium tremens. A retrospective study of the outcome of different drug treatment strategies at the Helsingborg psychiatric clincis, 1975–1980

@article{Plsson1986TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of early chlormethiazole medication in the prevention of delirium tremens. A retrospective study of the outcome of different drug treatment strategies at the Helsingborg psychiatric clincis, 1975–1980},
  author={Andreas P{\aa}lsson},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1986},
  volume={73}
}
  • Andreas Pålsson
  • Published 1986
  • Medicine
  • Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
  • A clinical analysis of 476 cases of delirium tremens is presented. The sample covers virtually all cases of delirium tremens that occurred in the Helsingborg Health Service District during the peirod 1975‐1980. A retrospective analysis of the incidence of delirium tremens over the observation period shows that there was an increase in the number and severity of cases developing delirum tremens when non‐cross‐tolerant drugs, such as carbamazepine and neuroleptics, were used as first‐line… CONTINUE READING
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