Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome Overlooked and Mismanaged?
- April Is Alcohol Awareness Month: Resources, Contacts
Available From Boston University Schools of Public Health and
Medicine. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;4/6/2004, p45
The following experts and resources from the Boston University Schools of Public Health and Medicine in Boston , Massachusetts, are available to enhance coverage of Alcohol Awareness Month of April and National Alcohol Screening Day on April 8. At AlcoholScreening.org, individuals can take a...
- Assessment and management of alcohol dependence and withdrawal in the acute hospital: concise guidance. Stewart, Stephen; Swain, Sharon // Clinical Medicine;Jun2012, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p266
Alcohol dependence is common among patients attending acute hospitals. It can be the major reason for attendance or a significant cofactor. Assessment of these patients in the acute setting can be challenging owing to the multidisciplinary approach required. Doctors in acute hospitals are often...
- Sobering Truths. Catherine // Teen Ink;Oct2015, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p10
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience in helping her mother cope with her alcoholism through the help of the organization Alateen.
- HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH. // Good Health & Medicine;Sep2007, p18
The article identifies five subtypes of alcoholics, according to a new study in the U.S. They are the young adult alcoholics, who tend to binge drink and rarely seek help; the young antisocial, who are more likely to smoke; the functional alcoholics, who tend to drink every other day consuming...
- 'End-of-life' decision making within intensive care-objective, consistent, defensible? Ravenscroft, Andrew J.; Bell, M. D. Dominic // Journal of Medical Ethics;Dec2000, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p435
Objective--To determine the objectivity, consistency and professional unanimity in the initiation, continuation and withdrawal of life-prolonging procedures in intensive care--to determine methods, time-scale for withdrawal and communication with both staff and relatives--to explore any...
- Coding for critical care: Timing is everything. // ED Management;Nov2008, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p125
The article offers instructions for proper documentation and billing of emergency departments' critical care division.
- From the Editor. Alspach, Grif // Critical Care Nurse;Dec2002 Supplement, Vol. 22, preceding p1
The article discusses the report about managing anemia in critically ill patients and the role played by critical care nurses in their care.
- Briefs. // Australian Nursing Journal;Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p35
Presents updates on issues related to critical care nursing in Australia as of October 2000. Observations made by nurses from Flinders University in South Australia; Causes of stress among postgraduate critical care nurses; Emergency services for children with special health care needs.
- INTENSIVE CARE UNITS "WITHOUT WALLS" - CONCEPT "OUTREACH. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p12
An abstract of the article "Intensive Care Units Without Walls - Concept Outreach," by Gordana DragoÅ¡ev, Petar MirkoviÄ‡, and Sofija AlijeviÄ‡ is presented.