Addiction 101: Alcohol with Mariah and Dr. Tahir
Sections from this episode include
- Medications to treat alcohol intoxication and withdrawal
- Which medications may be contraindicated due to liver damage and the alternatives to use instead
- The four stages of alcohol addiction as well as the timeline and symptoms of withdrawal
- Review of diagnostic tools such as CIWA and the CAGED questions
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