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366 Possible Causes for Alcohol Withdrawal, Hypothermia

  • Alcohol Abuse

    The Neuroscience Behind Alcohol Withdrawal What happens in the brain during alcohol withdrawal?[] At first, laboratory and imagery findings were almost normal, and the symptoms were attributed to severe alcohol withdrawal due to a history of gastroenteritis reported by[] Alcohol Detox (Detoxification) to Prevent Withdrawal Most severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms occur in the first three to four days after stopping drinking.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Prospective intervention studies may show whether the incidence of complications of alcohol withdrawal or alcoholism-associated disorders can be reduced by therapeutic measures[] […] alcohol-related organ and tissue damage (cirrhosis, pancreatitis), positional asphyxia or suffocation by inhalation of vomit, exposure to cold coupled with alcohol-induced hypothermia[] […] liver cirrhosis (ALC group), who were either actively drinking (ALCET group) or with alcohol withdrawal (ALCAW group).[]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    B. ( 1983 ) Alcohol withdrawal syndromes - prediction from detailed medical and drinking histories . Drug and Alcohol Dependence , 11 , 177 – 199 . Roache , J.[] B. ( 1983 ) Alcohol withdrawal syndromes - prediction from detailed medical and drinking histories. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 11, 177 – 199. Roache, J.[] Anxiety symptoms can also result from withdrawal from alcohol, sedatives, hypnotics, and anxiolytics, cocaine, and other or unknown substances.[]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    However, lorazepam may be more effective than diazepam for treating alcohol-withdrawal seizures and status epilepticus.[] Symptoms range from changes in behavior to severe hypothermia, vomiting, altered consciousness, coma, and respiratory insufficiency that may be fatal.[] Assessment of alcohol withdrawal: The revised Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol scale (CIWA-Ar). Br J Addict. 1989 ;84: 1353 - 1357.[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    He demonstrated progressive encephalopathy, seizure activity, second-degree atrioventricular block type I, respiratory failure, hypotension, hypothermia, and hypoglycemia.[] […] signs consistent with hypoglycemia: Tremors, jitteriness, irritability Exaggerated Moro reflex High pitched cry Lethargy, listlessness, hypotonia Cyanosis, apnea, tachypnea Hypothermia[] Other risk factors include prolonged exposure to cold temperatures causing hypothermia, sepsis, starvation and infection.[]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    The drug is also used in treating symptoms in individuals undergoing alcohol withdrawal.[] Hypothermia may occur. Serious complications are more likely when newer short-acting agents are involved or when other depressant drugs have been ingested.[] […] reported.Cases of severe overdose have been reported and symptoms displayed might include prolonged deep coma or deep cyclic coma, apnea, respiratory depression, hypoxemia, hypothermia[]

  • Insomnia

    […] from alcohol or sedating medications Pain Stress (varying from routine stressors to job loss, grief reactions, and divorce) Nocturia (nighttime urination) Diagnosis Insomnia[] 'That's when we came across cerebral hypothermia or brain cooling,' he says. This technique is already used in medicine.[] These cases included accidental overdoses, falls, burns, near drowning, exposure to extreme cold temperatures leading to loss of limb, carbon monoxide poisoning, drowning, hypothermia[]

  • Hyponatremia

    […] are commonly admitted to hospital and given intravenous fluids as part of the treatment of alcohol withdrawal.[] However, he returned with hypothermia, hyponatremia, and status epilepticus resulting in intubation.[] Clinically there is muscle weakness, hypothermia and dehydration. Patient discussion about hyponatremia Q.[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    Alcohol withdrawal is a common phenomenon. It has been estimated that about 500,000 episodes of alcohol withdrawal symptoms occur each year in the US.[] […] responses Diminished gag reflex Slowed breathing – less than 8 breaths a minutes Irregular breathing – a gap of 10 or more seconds between breaths Cyanosis and pale, clammy skin Hypothermia[] […] one or more of the following otherwise unexplained symptoms: ataxia, ophthalmoplegia, nystagmus, confusion, memory disturbance, comatosed/unconscious, hypotension, and or hypothermia[]

  • Vasomotor Instability

    A host of other vascular problems in these patients, such as tortuous carotid arteries, Raynaud's phenomenon, unexplained hypotension, hypertension, and hypothermia, raise[]

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