Perioperative Management Of Patients With Alcohol Dependence

A.Ye. Muronov

Kuban State Medical University, Krasnodar

For correspondence: Alexey Ye. Muronov — M.D., assistant professor, Department of anesthesiology, intensive care and transfusiology of Kuban State Medical University, Krasnodar; e-mail: aemuronov@mail.ru

For citation: Muronov AYe. Perioperative Management of Patients with Alcohol Dependence. Intensive Care Herald. 2017;2:61–68.


The review article covers the issues of perioperative management of patients with alcohol dependence. Particular attention is paid to the most common methods of diagnosing alcohol dependence: the collection of anamnesis and the detection of the amount of alcohol consumed, the use of special questionnaires, direct and indirect laboratory criteria, prevention of development and therapy of alcohol withdrawal syndrome and alcoholic delirium, and infectious complications.

Keywords: alcohol dependence, perioperative period, alcohol withdrawal syndrome

Received: 12.04.2017


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