Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder. It aims to improve the health of people with alcohol-use disorders by providing recommendations on managing acute alcohol withdrawal and treating alcohol-related conditions.
NICE has also produced guidelines on alcohol-use disorders: prevention and alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis, assessment and management of harmful drinking and alcohol dependence.
In April 2017, we updated the recommendation on corticosteroid treatment for alcohol-related hepatitis.
- MHRA advice on antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy: In May 2021, we linked to the updated MHRA safety advice on antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy in the recommendation on treatment for acute alcohol withdrawal.
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