Prevention of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the surgical ICU: an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Critical Care Committee Clinical Consensus Document

Anupamaa Seshadri, Rachel Appelbaum, Samuel P. Carmichael, Michael Steven Farrell, Dina M. Filiberto, Randeep Jawa, Lisa Kodadek, Samuel Mandell, M. Victoria P. Miles, Jasmeet Paul, Bryce Robinson, Christopher P. Michetti

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Abstract

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a common and challenging clinical entity present in trauma and surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients. The screening tools, assessment strategies, and pharmacological methods for preventing alcohol withdrawal have significantly changed during the past 20 years. This Clinical Consensus Document created by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma Critical Care Committee reviews the best practices for screening, monitoring, and prophylactic treatment of alcohol withdrawal in the surgical ICU.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere001010
JournalTrauma Surgery and Acute Care Open
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 21 2022

Keywords

  • alcohol
  • critical care
  • practice guideline
  • surgical

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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