In the young, hereditary factor, arterial hypertension, cerebral vasculitis, thyroid diseases, chronic alcoholism
, cigarette smoking, and long-term use of oral contraceptives play the more important role in increasing of an individual's propensity to develop ischemic stroke.
Hopefully, continued research efforts will generate best practice algorithms for the characterization and pharmacological management of persons suffering from chronic alcoholism
Patients with chronic hypertension or chronic alcoholism
, late initiation of antibacterial therapy, consciousness disorders, abnormal features at chest auscultation, oligoanuria, jaundice, hyperamylasemia, or high aspartate aminotransferase levels may benefit from early intensive and specific management.
In vivo detection and functional correlates of white matter microstructural disruption in chronic alcoholism
. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 24:1214-1221, 2000a.
The objective of this work is to study the effect of the oil of copai-ba in the testicles of rats submitted to chronic alcoholism
. The first month corresponded to the period of alcoholic adaptation in 20 Wistar rats, adults, males, being supplied cashasa ("51", 390 GL, Industria Muller, Pirassununga -SP-Brasil) with concentration gradually increased of 10% up to 40%.
During the evaluation of these patients, the elevated enzyme levels may not always herald the diagnosis of MI since they can readily be attributed to the coexisting muscle injury and chronic alcoholism
. Unless the likely diagnosis is considered and the cardiac specific troponins are measured, one can easily misdiagnose such a serious pathology.
The life of actor Richard Harris, who died last year aged 72, was blighted by his chronic alcoholism
. His fame as a violent, extremely vocal drunk often superseded his considerable achievements on stage and screen.
EDWARD SKWIRA, A DECORATED WORLD WAR II VETERAN, ENTERED THE VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER (VAMC) IN MASSACHUSETTS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC ALCOHOLISM
. Three days later, the patient unexpectedly died apparently of "natural causes." Five years later, on March 14, 2001, a federal jury convicted Kristin Gilbert, a former nurse at the VAMC, for the murder of Skwira and three other VAMC patients.
Diseases--such as diabetes, kidney disease, chronic alcoholism
, multiple sclerosis, atherosclerosis, vascular disease, and neurologic disease--account for about 70 percent of ED cases.
Fascinated by reports of Chinese physicians using kuzu to treat chronic alcoholism
, Harvard medical researcher Wing-Ming Keung traveled to China to collect clinical information.
They blame the woes of today's outback Aboriginal communities -- "chronic alcoholism
, petrol sniffing, heroin addiction, domestic violence, unemployment, and appalling health and education standards" -- on the destruction of the Aborigines' culture.
Individuals in the second group were chronic alcoholics with a negative blood ethanol at the time of death, with chronic alcoholism
diagnosed according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-IV (DSM-W) (10).