Difference between revisions of "Ethanol toxicity"

Line 1: Line 1:
 
==Background==
 
==Background==
 
 
 
CAGE
 
CAGE
  
Line 11: Line 9:
  
 
E- Eye opener in am?
 
E- Eye opener in am?
 
 
  
 
==Diagnosis==
 
==Diagnosis==
 
 
 
-    withdrawals sxs- dysphoria, insomnia, anxiety, irritable, nause, agitation, tachy, HTN- all same for all three classes of drugs but complications and tx different
 
-    withdrawals sxs- dysphoria, insomnia, anxiety, irritable, nause, agitation, tachy, HTN- all same for all three classes of drugs but complications and tx different
  
Line 30: Line 24:
  
 
-    behavioral interventions- contingency management, motivation, cognitive therapy
 
-    behavioral interventions- contingency management, motivation, cognitive therapy
 
 
  
 
==ETOH Metabloism==
 
==ETOH Metabloism==
 
 
 
20-40 per hour
 
20-40 per hour
  
 
May D/C at <200 (Harbor)
 
May D/C at <200 (Harbor)
 
 
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
+
[[Beer Potomania Syndrome]]
 
+
[[ETOH Withdrawl]]
FEN: Beer Potomania Syndrome
 
 
 
Tox: ETOH Withdrawl
 
 
 
 
  
 
==Source==
 
==Source==
 
 
 
PANI 9/09  
 
PANI 9/09  
 
 
 
  
 
[[Category:Tox]]
 
[[Category:Tox]]

Revision as of 20:16, 11 June 2011

Background

CAGE

C- can you cut down

A- anyone annoyed

G- Guilty about drinking

E- Eye opener in am?

Diagnosis

- withdrawals sxs- dysphoria, insomnia, anxiety, irritable, nause, agitation, tachy, HTN- all same for all three classes of drugs but complications and tx different

- substance abuse tx- detox, abstinence, reduce withdrawal sxs, retain pt in tx

- ongoing tx needed to maintain tx

- substitute long acting agent for abused drug and then taper- med should be oral, low potential for abuse/ overdose and low side effects

- out pt is mild to moderate

- inpt if DT's, psychotic, depressed

- behavioral interventions- contingency management, motivation, cognitive therapy

ETOH Metabloism

20-40 per hour

May D/C at <200 (Harbor)

See Also

Beer Potomania Syndrome ETOH Withdrawl

Source

PANI 9/09