The management of alcohol withdrawal in pregnancy - case report, literature review and preliminary recommendations

Amritha Bhat, Allison Hadley

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Abstract

Pregnant women are advised to stop drinking alcohol, but there is very little evidence-based guidance on the management of alcohol withdrawal. We describe a case of alcohol withdrawal during pregnancy and summarize available information on treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273.e1-273.e3
JournalGeneral Hospital Psychiatry
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alcohol withdrawal
  • Benzodiazepine
  • Pregnancy
  • Teratogenicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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