Alcoholic Metabolic Emergencies.

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Alcoholic Metabolic Emergencies.

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2014 May;32(2):293-301

Authors: Allison MG, McCurdy MT

Ethanol intoxication and ethanol use are associated with a variety of metabolic derangements encountered in the Emergency Department. In this article, the authors discuss alcohol intoxication and its treatment, dispel the myth that alcohol intoxication is associated with hypoglycemia, comment on electrolyte derangements and their management, review alcoholic ketoacidosis, and end with a section on alcoholic encephalopathy.

PMID: 24766933 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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