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ED Grand Rounds: Alcohol Withdrawal Management

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST

Free
Sam Shen, MD, MBA, FACEP, Clinical Associate Professor, Vice Chair Clinical, Operations and Quality, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Presented BySam Shen, MD, MBA, FACEP

Management of Alcohol withdrawal is an essential part of Emergency Medicine. There are methods to predict severity of withdrawal in an ED patient and prevent escalation of alcohol withdrawal syndrome using non-benzodiazepine medications. This presentation will review the presentation and management of alcohol withdrawal patients in the ED using a risk stratification score and nonbenzodiazepines drugs.

Desired Outcomes:

  •  Review of alcohol withdrawal;
  • Discuss the mechanism of withdrawal;
  • Discuss the clinical manifestation of withdrawal;
  • Plan for the acute management of withdrawal;
  • Distinguish the predictors of severe withdrawal.

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Details

Date:
December 4
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Christopher D. Burke, MD, Emergency Department Service Director

Venue

Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906 United States
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Phone:
831-755-4111
Website:
www.natividad.com