Alcohol and Drugs

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jknell
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194209
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Alcohol and Drugs
Updated:
2013-01-21 12:57:38
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Alcohol and Drugs
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  1. Alcohol
    dependence vs abuse
    Risk factors
    Risk: level of response
  2. Alcohol
    State markers
    • GGT > 30
    • MCV >91

    ~70% specific, ~70% sensitive
  3. Alcohol
    (withdrawal/detox, rehab)
    • Withdrawal treated with depressants (but ones that can be controlled)
    • -Benzodiazepines (long and short acting)

    • Rehabilitation:
    • -Acamprosate - GABA analog
    • -Naltrexone - opiod receptor antagonist
  4. Drug categories, effects, overdose, withdrawal
    • Categories
    • Effects
    • Overdose
    • Withdrawal
  5. Depressants
    • ↑ GABA, ↓NMDA
    • Dangerous
    • Clinically significant; Tx

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