Mental/Neuro

  1. Med for alcohol withdrawal = detoxification = for DT
    • Lithium
    • Revia
    • Antabuse = to encourage abstaining fr alcohol
  2. DT? start? last?
    • acute psychotic rx to alcohol w/l
    • 1-4 days after cessation
    • 2 days to 1 wk
  3. Alcohol w/l? start? last
    • 6-48 hrs after cessation
    • 3-5 days
  4. Korsakoff psychosis # Wernicke encephalopathy?
    • same = brain disorders in chronic alcohol
    • # =
    • Korsakoff = delirium/hallu/polyneuritis, painful ext
    • Wernick = thiamine deficiency, aphasia/vision/muscle cooridnation, confabulation (memory gap w inappr word)
  5. Dx test for alcoholism
    liver, hypoglycemia, protein, mg
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97503
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Mental/Neuro
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Mental/neuron
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