Withdrawal Of Alcohol

Abrupt withdrawal of alcohol from a person who has developed physical dependence, such as may occur when an ill or injured alcoholic is admitted to hospital, can precipitate withdrawal syndrome (agitation, anxiety and excess sympathetic autonomic activity) in 6 h and an acute psychotic attack (delirium tremens) and seizures (at 72 h).

Withdrawal should be supervised in hospital with the patient receiving chlordiazepoxide by mouth

32 A World Health Organization report prefers this term to 'alcoholism'.

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