ch 61 alcohol withdrawal syndrome
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______ ________ syndrome consists of the disturbances that occur after abrupt cessation of alcohol intake in the alcohol dependent person
malnutrition, fatigue, depression, and physical illnesses aggravate withdrawal symptoms and are _______ factors
what are all these symptoms from? why on earth would someone look act this?
tremor of hands, tongue and eyelids
nervousness and irritation; anxiety
malaise, weakness and headache
autonomic hyperactivity; sweating, rapid pulse rate, and elevated blood pressure
transient visual, tactile, or auditory hallucinations
grand mal seizures
nausea or vomiting
because they are having alcohol withdrawals
alcohol withdrawal delirium (DT's delirium tremens) may occur within ___ week(s) of cessation of heavy alcohol intake
rapid heartbeat and sweating are features of marked autonomic hyperactivity from what?
alcohol withdrawal delirium
vivid hallucinations (visual, auditory, tactile), delusions, and agitated behavior, tremor, confusion and disorientation are all what?
alcohol withdrawal delirium problemos
auditory and visual hallucinations can develop within ____ hours after abruptly stopping or reducing heavy alcohol intake of long standing dependency
alcohol hallucinosis may last ____ or _____
weeks or months
impairment of hallucinosis is _____, with schizophrenic symptoms, altho schizophrenia is NOT a _______ factor
t/f delirium is present in alcohol hallucinosis
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