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BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 15 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:209
  1. G Dunea

    What looked at first like mere alcoholic tremulousness exploded into full blown delirium tremens the morning after admission. He trembled and sweated and shook the bed, cursing in the tongue of the great Simon Bolivar as little green men descended upon him like so many furies to pinch and torment him. He recovered in the hands of a house staff all too familiar with his condition and accustomed to administer routinely lorazepam and intravenous fluids; potassium, magnesium, and phosphate as needed; and strong leather restraints within the limits prescribed by medical lawyers and …

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