Alcohol Withdrawal: Development of a Standing Order Set

Evanthia Riddle; Bush, Jeff; Tittle, Mary; Dilkhush, Dimple
June 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p38
Academic Journal
The article reports on the findings of studies which examine the development of an evidence-based standing order set for the treatment of patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Findings revealed that the amount of order set used varied between the critical care and non-critical care groups. In addition, studies recommended the use of benzodiazepines for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal.


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