Keywords: Delirium tremens, DTs, alcohol withdrawal, seizures (PubMed Search)
A new study from South Korea identified 3 potential clinical predictors of developing delirium tremens in patients presenting to the ED with alcohol withdrawal seizures.
If one or more is present, these findings may help assess alcohol withdrawal patients for the risk of developing DTs.
Application to Clinical Practice
Kim DW, et al. Clinical predictors for delirium tremens in patients with alcohol withdrawal seizures. Am J Emerg Med 2015 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print, PMID 25745798]
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