Card Set Information
Med for alcohol withdrawal = detoxification = for DT
Antabuse = to encourage abstaining fr alcohol
DT? start? last?
acute psychotic rx to alcohol w/l
1-4 days after cessation
2 days to 1 wk
Alcohol w/l? start? last
6-48 hrs after cessation
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)
Dx test for alcoholism
liver, hypoglycemia, protein, mg