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Which treatment works the best and fastest for delirium tremens?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for delirium tremens?

Treat symptoms: There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for delirium tremens, a potentially-fatal withdrawal syndrome of alcohol abuse. In general the goal is to treat the symptoms and gently support the person through withdrawal while keeping them alive. The important thing to remember is dt can kill you; it must be treated early and aggressively. ...Read more

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Dr. Maureen Nash
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Delirium (Definition)

We believe delirium occurs when the brain cannot maintain its normal activities when overwhelmed by metabolic demands or other variables which exceed the brain's capacity to compensate for. Brains with less reserve capacity are particularly vulnerable. Not entirely unlike acute heart failure. See my last textbook chapter for more reading in the appi textbook ...Read more


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Which treatment works the best and fastest for cocaine overdose?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for cocaine overdose?

911: Overdose of cocaine, as with any overdose, requires immediate intervention by trained professionals. Even in moderate doses, Cocaine can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other forms of sudden cardiac death. In higher doses, observation in an emergency room or intensive care unit may be needed. There heart monitors can detect arrhythmias which can be treated with medication. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for meningitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for meningitis?

Antibiotics: Bacterial meningitis is often untreated life threatening. Immediate intravenous antibiotic treatment is necessary. Viral meningitis is on the other hand usually less dangerous. One has to call 911 and get to the er asap if meningitis is suspected. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for alcohol abuse?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for alcohol abuse?

Best is not fast: There is no "best and fast" treatment for alcohol abuse. The treatment is to quit, often in a medical detox facility, and then join a support group such as aa or celebrate recovery. It takes time and support and lots of hard work but recovery is possible. If this is for you, seek out an aa or cr group today! ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for tachycardia?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for tachycardia?

?cause: It depends on the type & cause. An ekg will determine the type of tachycardia. If it's occurs with normal conduction, treatment is directed at reducing factors like fever, pain, infection, anxiety, dehydration, etc. If it is an abnormal tachycardia originating in the atria or ventricles, treatment varies depending on the specifics. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for amenorrhea?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for amenorrhea?

Depends: Amenorrhea, has a wide range of causes. They range from hormonal to being centered in the linning of your uterus. The best treatment would vary with the ultimate cause. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anxiety?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for anxiety?

Anxiety: Combination of medications and therapy works the best. Medication, including antidepressants and benzodiazepines, may offer a faster relief from symptoms, but you will need therapy to achieve longer term sustainable results. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for neonatal jaundice?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for neonatal jaundice?

Phototherapy: If treatment is needed the best treatment is phototherapy, which is light therapy using special lamps or lighted blankets and exposing skin to them. Also one has to ensure proper nutrition and hydration. The fastest treatment is blood exchange transfusion but this is used only in very rare situations when jaundice is very severe and putting at risk baby's brain. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for steatorrhea?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for steatorrhea?

Depends: Steatorrhea can have many causes. Pancreatic insufficiency, a condition where no enzymes to digest the food you eat are secreted by the pancreas, is treated with supplemental pancreatic enzymes that are taken with each meal. Other causes include celiac disease, crohn's disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, short bowel syndrome. All of these conditions require different treatments. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

Depends on cause: Pancreatitis can be caused by gallstones, medications, high triglycerides, a tumor, and several other causes. The treatment depends on the underlying cause. Most often it starts by hospitalizing patient and giving them IV fluids and restricting oral intake for a period of time. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for drooling?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for drooling?

Close the mouth: Drool falling out of the mouth can occur by accident. It also can be due to muscular dysfunction of the facial nerve leaving the outside of the mouth drooped and causing uncontrollable drool. This can be fixed by a surgical support procedure. Your plastic surgeon or otolaryngologist can help you with this. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for thrombocytopenia?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for thrombocytopenia?

Transfusion: As is the answer of most questions in medicine, you must fix the underlying disorder, whatever that might be. Having said that, if a quick fix is required, ususally a transfusion of platelets is needed. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for bipolar disorder?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for bipolar disorder?

Lithium: Lithium is still the best treatment for bipolar disorder. Unfortunately it has many side effects. Valproic acid (depakote) has been more commonly used over the past 20 years, because it has fewer side effects. More recently, Lamotrigine (lamictal) has proven very effective, but is not usually first-line due to a rare but potentially serious rash. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for emphysema?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for emphysema?

Many...: There are many treatments for emphysema, a form of copd. Bronchodilator inhalers can work quickly to relieve bronchospasm. Oxygen therapy is used if your oxygen level in your blood is low. Treatments are quite individualized so proper treatment requires a doctor's evaluation. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for thyroiditis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for thyroiditis?

Treat only if: In general, thyroiditis only requires treatment when the thryoid gland is either overactive or underactive. The treatments for the two are completely different, so it would depend on what you have. More information, please. Thanks. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for spinning?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for spinning?

Vertigo?!?: If by spinning you mean vertigo there are many treatments and causes. One of the most common causes of "spinning" is positional vertigo. This occurs because small particles inside your inner ear become dislodged and stimulate the balance nerve making you spin. Repositioning exercises like the "epley" maneuver can be immediately helpful. You can google this and print out procedure. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for croup?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for croup?

Croup: The fastest treatment is aerosolized epinephrine. This will rapidly shrink airway swelling. It is normally on administered in ers. Another treatment is either oral or injected steroids to shrink the swelling. Those are prescribed or administered by you doctor. At home treatments are steam from a shower, or cold air exposure. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for mumps?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for mumps?

Prevention: Mumps virus is reasonably preventable by receiving the proper doses of vaccine. This vaccine has decades of proven safety and efficacy.Keep in mind, it may be neccessary to boost your immune response with a booster dose in teens or adulthood. No good drugs exist to treat mumps virus. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vasculitis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for vasculitis?

Depends: Vasculitis is a generic term for vascular wall inflammation. The causes of it are multiple and each cause has its own best/fastest treatment. If you know the cause, let us know it too. That way we can suggest what's best in that case. ...Read more

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