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DU PA Addiction

Duke PA Addiction

recommendation for a patient with alcohol dependance total abstinence
triggered by abrupt cessation or reduction of intake in dependant individuals alcohol withdrawal
alcohol withdrawal symptoms onset __ hours after last drink 12-24
peak intensity of alcohol withdrawal symptoms at __ hours 24-48
clinical features of alcohol withdrawal tremor, tachycardia, hypertension, sweating, insomnia, N/V, photophobia, hallucinations, hyperreflexia, irritability, anxiety, seizures, alcohol craving
alcohol withdrawal delerium develops __ hours after cessation or reduction of alcohol intake 24-48
alcohol withdrawal delirium has a duration of 4-7 days
treatment of alcohol withdrawal benzodiazepines, thiamine (parenteral), reduce stimulation, support
when do you detox someone as an inpatient h/o seizures or delerium, unstable medically, SI, HI, psychosis, unstable environment, no support or transportation
when do you detox someone as an outpatient no h/o seizures, delirium, stable med/psych, can return daily, social support
Created by: bwyche