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Monday, May 7, 2018

Intoxicated Patients

R.E.B.E.L.EM - May 7, 2018 
"Background: Visits to the ED for alcohol intoxication can create quite the clinical conundrum both for acute medical and traumatic reasons. Acutely intoxicated patients, just like young kids, don’t always have the ability to communicate due to sedation, agitation, or some other critical medical/traumatic process that is ongoing. This makes getting a complete history or depending on the physical exam unreliable at best..."