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Tests for Delirium Tremens

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Blood Alcohol Test
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Liver function tests help determine the health of your liver by measuring levels of proteins, enzymes, or bilirubin in your blood. Many tests can be performed on th...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Neurological Examination
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A toxicology screen is a test used to determine if an individual has been exposed to certain legal or illegal drugs. Toxicology screens are usually ordered to see i...  More
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Electrolyte Panel
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CAGE Questionnaire for Alcoholism Screening
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Blood Coagulation Tests
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Liver Ultrasound
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An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by a...  More
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An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test used to evaluate the electrical activity in the brain. Brain cells communicate with each other through electrical impulses, ...  More
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Phosphorus is an important part of several of your body's processes. It helps with bone growth, energy storage, and nerve and muscle production. Many foods, es...  More
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Medical Procedures for Delirium Tremens

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Administration of Intravenous Fluids
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Administration of Electrolytes
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Prescribed Medications for Delirium Tremens

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DIAZEPAM (dye AZ e pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and nervousness. It also can help treat alcohol withdrawal, relax muscles, and treat certai...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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HALOPERIDOL (ha loe PER i dole) is used to treat schizophrenia. This medicine is also used to control tics and vocal outbursts in patients with Tourette's synd...  More
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THIAMINE (THAHY uh min) is a vitamin B1. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin B1 levels.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE (klor dye az e POX ide) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.  More
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OXAZEPAM (ox A ze pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and nervousness. It also can help treat alcohol withdrawal.  More
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LORAZEPAM (lor A ze pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and certain types of seizures. It is also used to cause sleep before surgery and to block ...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Delirium Tremens

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THIAMINE (THAHY uh min) is a vitamin B1. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or to treat low vitamin B1 levels.  More
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Self Care for Delirium Tremens

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Supportive Care
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