Intensivist Interview: Acute alcohol intoxication and withdrawal syndrome

Intoxicated patients in ED and alcohol withdrawal syndrome — Dr. Natalie Htet and I bust some myths about caring for drunk patients in emergency as well as dive into the complexities of alcohol withdrawal.

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Intensivist Interview: Chronic diseases and conditions related to alcohol use

Ataxia, GI bleeds, ascites, jaundice… patient’s with long term, heavy alcohol consumption can have head-to-toe problems. Dr. Natalie Htet, emergency physician and intensivist, and I go over the expected assessment findings of the ETOH patient, what to look out for, and long-term management of alcoholic cirrhosis.

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