Acute Management of the Alcoholic Patient. Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj, MD, MPH Department of Internal Medicine UNSOM (Las Vegas). Learning Objectives. To recognize alcohol use disorders Recognize alcohol withdrawal syndromes Manage withdrawal syndromes. Some Stats.
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Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj, MD, MPH
Department of Internal Medicine
UNSOM (Las Vegas)
Am J Addictions 2003;12:S12-S25
PE: T99 HR 110 BP 150/90 R 16 +orthostatic changes
Gen: Appears somewhat uncomfortable
Abd: NABS, soft, +TTP epigastrium, no rebound/guarding
Neuro: Fine tremor with extended hand
Does your patient have an AUD?
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