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J Neurocrit Care 2009;2(Suppl 1): 1-4.
전진섬망: 진단과 치료
민 양 기
한림대학교 한강성심병원 신경과
Delirium Tremens: Evaluation and Management
Yang Ki Min, MD
Department of Neurology, Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea
Alchohol withdrawal delirium is the most serious manifestation of alcohol withdrawal and recognizes as a potentially fatal. It is known that both gamma-aminobutyric acid type-A (GABAA) and N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors are involved in alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Clinical feature of alcohol withdrawal symptome can appear within hours of last drink, but delirium typically dose not develop until 2 to 3 days after cessation od drinking. Control of agitation should be achieved using rapid-acting sedative-hypnotic agent.
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