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48 Possible Causes for Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium, Loss of Motor Skills

  • Alcohol Abuse

    There may be a dramatic loss of motor skills and coordination. Vision may be significantly blurred.[americanaddictioncenters.org] In some cases, the individual may experience the most severe form of alcohol withdrawal called delirium tremens.[therecoveryvillage.com] skills, or slurred speech.[cdc.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    skills, or slurred speech.[cdc.gov] Once you’re chemically dependent on alcohol, you are at risk of the life-threatening side effects of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (seizures, delirium, high blood pressure,[dualdiagnosis.org] Those signs include trouble with their speech, such as slurring their words, and have dulled motor skills, often noted by loss of balance or coordination.[therecoveryvillage.com]

  • Dehydration

    Moderate-severe dehydration of 3.7% body mass loss significantly impairs motor skill performance among cricketers, particularly bowlers and fielders, playing in hot and humid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fluid ingestion strategies maintaining mass loss within 1% prevented a decline in skill performance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Delirium

    Concurrently there tends to be progressive loss of motor control and of skills, with increasing difficulty in feeding, grooming, writing, etc.[doi.org] Alcohol abuse - delirium tremens; DTs; Alcohol withdrawal - delirium tremens; Alcohol withdrawal delirium Kelly JF, Renner JA. Alcohol-related disorders.[medlineplus.gov] withdrawal related delirium.[doi.org]

  • Alcoholic Amnestic Disorder

    People with amnesia usually retain knowledge of their own identity, as well as motor skills. Mild memory loss is a normal part of aging.[healthline.com] Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium 291.9 Alcohol-Related Disorder Not Otherwise Specified From DSM-IV-TR[hams.cc] […] use, unspecified with alcohol-induced persisting amnestic disorder (approximate) ICD-9-CM Siblings (same level / similar specificity) of 291.1: 291.0 - Alcohol withdrawal[emedcodes.com]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Indicators of infection in seniors include the following: Confusion or delirium Agitation Hallucinations Other unusual behavioral changes Poor motor skills or loss of coordination[agingcare.com] Use of benzodiazepines should be reserved for alcohol withdrawal symptoms/delirium tremens or severe generalized anxiety disorder unresponsive to other therapies. 5 Don’t[choosingwisely.org] Older patients, their caregivers and their providers should recognize these potential harms when considering treatment strategies for insomnia, agitation or delirium.[choosingwisely.org]

  • Hallucinogen Delusional Disorder

    If not, the following may happen to you if you don’t seek prompt and effective treatment: Job loss Homelessness Impaired motor skills Poor occupational performance Suicidal[longleafhospital.com] Disorders Not Otherwise Specified. ( NOS ) Alcohol Withdrawal Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium.[psyweb.com] Intoxication 291.81 Alcohol Withdrawal 291.0 Alcohol Intoxication Delirium 291.0 Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium 291.2 Alcohol-Induced Persisting Dementia 291.1 Alcohol-Induced[intervention.org]

  • Alcohol Dementia

    These include poor judgment, loss of balance and motor skills, reduced reaction time, and slurred speech.[pedagogyeducation.com] Amnesia cannot occur exclusively during states of delirium , alcohol intoxication, or withdrawal, or be exclusively associated with a dementia.[dementiatoday.net] On the one hand, it certainly fits the criteria of memory loss, the lack of fine motor skills and the inability to learn and retain new information.[caregiverrelief.com]

  • Dementia

    The former are characterized predominantly by memory loss, accompanied by impairment in other cognitive functions or "domain," such as language function ( aphasia ), skilled[my.clevelandclinic.org] Certain withdrawal syndromes can present with delirium (eg, alcohol, benzodiazepines, barbiturates and naloxone-induced acute opiate withdrawal).[emedicine.medscape.com] skills Disorientation to time and place Gait, motor, and balance problems Neglect of personal care and safety Hallucinations, paranoia, agitation Someone with dementia symptoms[helpguide.org]

  • Demyelinating Disease

    This symptom may interfere with fine motor skills, and is obvious in the handwriting of MS patients with this problem.[nursece.com] Delirium Sudden confusion with decreased or fluctuating level of consciousness. Delirium tremens A complication that may accompany alcohol withdrawal.[the-medical-dictionary.com] Another sensory symptom is the loss of "position sense" in the entire body, especially in the arms and hands.[nursece.com]

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