What are the Differences Between Drug Addiction and Alcoholism?
Content What causes alcohol-related disorders? What Is Alcohol Misuse? Is Alcohol More or Less Addictive Than Drugs? How common is alcohol use disorder? Why Is Alcohol Addictive? Study Offers Clues Dependence on other sedative-hypnotics such as zolpidem and zopiclone as well as opiates and illegal drugs is common in alcoholics. Alcohol itself is a sedative-hypnotic …. Read More
Understanding Alcoholic Ketoacidosis EMRA
Content Pathophysiology of Alcoholic Ketoacidosis Pathogenesis of ketonemia [editorial] Diagnostic importance of an increased serum anion gap Alcoholic ketoacidosis BOX 3 MANAGEMENT OF AKA Diagnosis is made in the appropriate clinical setting and is based on laboratory evaluation. Laboratory evaluation should include CBC; electrolyte panel with calcium, phosphate, and magnesium; ethanol, methanol, and isopropyl alcohol …. Read More