A recent study showed that ethanol abuse is a leading cause of death in young adults in the US and that rates of alcoholism have increased. Join host Geoff Wall as he reviews the treatment of ethanol withdrawal.
Ethanol abuse is a leading cause of death in young adults. Fortunately, multiple therapies exist to treat hospitalized patients with acute ethanol withdrawal.
00:00 - Introductions
01:44 - Alcohol Abuse and Mortality in the United States
03:38 - GameChanger: Study Results
06:15 - Connecting to Practice: Alcohol Withdrawl Syndrome Treatment
24:11 - Closing Remarks
Geoff Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University
Internal Medicine/Critical Care, UnityPoint Health
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1. Discuss the epidemiology of alcohol abuse and mortality in the United States
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