Tagged ‘Alcohol Withdrawal’


The Case for Outpatient Alcohol Detoxification

Med Student Blog Tags: , Brian Lin, MD June 24th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Editor: Christie Lech


The prevalence of adult alcohol abuse and dependence in the United States ranges from 7% to 16% (Muncie 2013). There are an estimated 500,000 cases of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) requiring pharmacologic intervention every year (Hoffman 2015).  
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