Disease Information for Ethanol infusion/Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute ataxia
Confusion/Disoriented
Intoxicated state/ataxia/slurred speech
Slurred speech
Slurred Speech/Acute
Staggering Gait
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Dimming vision/acute
Diplopia Double vision
Mydriasis/wide pupils
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Osmotic gap (low Na/high osmolality) (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Ethanol blood level/toxin (Lab)
Osmolar gap (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Alcohol intoxication/acute
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antidote/specific medication (example)
DRUG/Blocks conversion to toxic metabolites
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Michaelis-Menton metabolism kinetics
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
DRUG/Tocolytic drug/effect (slows labor)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Definition

Ethanol infusion blunts metabolism of certain poisons (methanol and eythlene glycol) and delays labor onset; seldom used in USA

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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