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Critical care aspects of alcohol abuse.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15813165     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors reviewed MEDLINE and references of major articles in the published literature over the last 30 years regarding the complications of alcohol abuse and discuss the critical care aspects of alcohol abuse. This article discusses the severe medical conditions associated with alcohol abuse that lead to admission to the medical intensive care unit. The clinical manifestations, pathophysiology, diagnostic studies, and management of these conditions are discussed in detail.
Authors:
Ibrahim Al-Sanouri; Matthew Dikin; Ayman O Soubani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  98     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-07     Completed Date:  2005-04-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  372-81     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, and Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48201, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  physiopathology*
Alcoholism / complications,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology
Critical Care / methods*
Humans
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult / etiology
Wernicke Encephalopathy* / drug therapy,  etiology,  physiopathology

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