Symptom-triggered benzodiazepine therapy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department: a comparison with the standard fixed dose benzodiazepine regimen.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/296749
Title:
Symptom-triggered benzodiazepine therapy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department: a comparison with the standard fixed dose benzodiazepine regimen.
Authors:
Cassidy, Eugene M; O'Sullivan, Iomhar; Bradshaw, Paula; Islam, Tariq; Onovo, Chidozie
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland. eugene.cassidy@hse.ie
Citation:
Symptom-triggered benzodiazepine therapy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department: a comparison with the standard fixed dose benzodiazepine regimen. 2012, 29 (10):802-4 Emerg Med J
Journal:
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ
Issue Date:
Oct-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/296749
DOI:
10.1136/emermed-2011-200509
PubMed ID:
22011975
Abstract:
The aim of the study was to compare symptom-triggered and standard benzodiazepine regimens for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in an emergency department clinical decision unit. The authors found that the symptom-triggered approach reduced cumulative benzodiazepine dose and length of stay.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium; Anti-Anxiety Agents; Benzodiazepines; Chi-Square Distribution; Drug Administration Schedule; Emergency Service, Hospital; Female; Humans; Length of Stay; Male; Statistics, Nonparametric; Treatment Outcome
ISSN:
1472-0213

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorCassidy, Eugene Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Sullivan, Iomharen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBradshaw, Paulaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorIslam, Tariqen_GB
dc.contributor.authorOnovo, Chidozieen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-22T09:12:36Z-
dc.date.available2013-07-22T09:12:36Z-
dc.date.issued2012-10-
dc.identifier.citationSymptom-triggered benzodiazepine therapy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department: a comparison with the standard fixed dose benzodiazepine regimen. 2012, 29 (10):802-4 Emerg Med Jen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1472-0213-
dc.identifier.pmid22011975-
dc.identifier.doi10.1136/emermed-2011-200509-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/296749-
dc.description.abstractThe aim of the study was to compare symptom-triggered and standard benzodiazepine regimens for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in an emergency department clinical decision unit. The authors found that the symptom-triggered approach reduced cumulative benzodiazepine dose and length of stay.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Emergency medicine journal : EMJen_GB
dc.subject.meshAlcohol Withdrawal Delirium-
dc.subject.meshAnti-Anxiety Agents-
dc.subject.meshBenzodiazepines-
dc.subject.meshChi-Square Distribution-
dc.subject.meshDrug Administration Schedule-
dc.subject.meshEmergency Service, Hospital-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshLength of Stay-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshStatistics, Nonparametric-
dc.subject.meshTreatment Outcome-
dc.titleSymptom-triggered benzodiazepine therapy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the emergency department: a comparison with the standard fixed dose benzodiazepine regimen.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Psychiatry, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland. eugene.cassidy@hse.ieen_GB
dc.identifier.journalEmergency medicine journal : EMJen_GB
dc.description.fundingNo fundingen
dc.description.provinceMunsteren
dc.description.peer-reviewpeer-reviewen

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