alcohol withdrawal

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Abstract Number: 173

OUTCOMES OF STANDARDIZED MINNESOTA DETOXIFICATION SCALE (MINDS) ASSESSMENT WITH HIGH DOSE DIAZEPAM TREATMENT FOR ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Approximately 1.6 million men and 800,000 women in the US are alcohol dependent and have an alcohol-use disorder. Half will experience withdrawal symptoms after decreased alcohol consumption. Complications including seizures and delirium tremens occur [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:53+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on OUTCOMES OF STANDARDIZED MINNESOTA DETOXIFICATION SCALE (MINDS) ASSESSMENT WITH HIGH DOSE DIAZEPAM TREATMENT FOR ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 138

A COMPARISON OF BAWS (BRIEF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SCALE) WITH CIWA-AR TO DIAGNOSE THE SEVERITY OF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL IN HOSPITALIZED MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: Treating alcohol withdrawal in the inpatient medical setting requires timely identification of the severity of alcohol withdrawal so appropriate treatment can be administered. Delayed or missed diagnosis can lead to increased morbidity and mortality, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on A COMPARISON OF BAWS (BRIEF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SCALE) WITH CIWA-AR TO DIAGNOSE THE SEVERITY OF ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL IN HOSPITALIZED MEDICAL PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 20

AN INNOVATIVE ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL PROTOCOL REDUCES LENGTH OF STAY, RESTRAINT USE, AND TRANSFERS TO INTENSIVE CARE

Background: Alcohol withdrawal is a common disorder faced by hospitalists. The pharmacologic standard of care involves the use of benzodiazepines, administered either as fixed doses or with doses adjusted per patient symptoms. At our institution, [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:41:35+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on AN INNOVATIVE ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL PROTOCOL REDUCES LENGTH OF STAY, RESTRAINT USE, AND TRANSFERS TO INTENSIVE CARE