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Twenty per hour: altered mental state due to ethanol abuse and withdrawal.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20709249     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article discusses the physiology and clinical syndromes involved in ethanol absorption, intoxication, and withdrawal, with special emphasis on the evidentiary backing for common treatments, as well as some discussion of the medicolegal sequelae of treatment of ethanol abusers in the emergency department.
Authors:
Henry Z Pitzele; Vaishal M Tolia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-16     Completed Date:  2010-09-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  683-705     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Section of Emergency Medicine, Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 820 South Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60607, USA. Henry.Pitzele@va.gov
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alcoholic Intoxication / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  psychology,  therapy
Alcoholism / complications*,  diagnosis,  physiopathology,  psychology,  therapy
Consciousness Disorders / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Emergency Service, Hospital
Ethanol / adverse effects*
Humans
Patient Discharge
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome / diagnosis*,  etiology,  physiopathology,  psychology,  therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
64-17-5/Ethanol

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