Alcohol withdrawal

Patrick H. Chang, Michael B. Steinberg

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Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a significant cause of perioperative morbidity and mortality. Physicians should be able to: (1) identify high-risk patients preoperatively by using the various screening tests, (2) recognize patterns with AWS, and (3) use the appropriate supportive, behavioral, nutritional and pharmacological treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1191-1212
Number of pages22
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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