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Alcohol Withdrawal Assessment Scoring Guidelines (CIWA …www.ewin.nhs.uk
The CIWA-Ar scale is the most sensitive tool for assessment of the patient experiencing alcohol withdrawal. Nursing assessment is vitally important. Early intervention for CIWA-Ar score of 8 or greater provides the best means to prevent the progression of withdrawal.
Alcohol Withdrawal Assessment Scoring Guidelines (CIWA …www.womenscollegehospital.ca
Alcohol Withdrawal Assessment Scoring Guidelines (CIWA - Ar) Nausea/Vomiting - Rate on scale 0 - 7 Tremors - have patient extend arms & spread fingers. Rate on scale 0 - 7. 0 - None 0 - No tremor 1 - Mild nausea with no vomiting 2 3 1 - Not visible, but can be felt fingertip to fingertip 2 3 4 - Intermittent nausea 5 6
Alcohol Withdrawal Protocolwww.divisiononaddiction.org
Alcohol Withdrawal Protocol Give Thiamine 100mg IV initially and qd (po, IM/IV), Folate 1mg qd, MVI qd. Assess current state of withdrawal with CIWA-Ar scoring sheet, attached. A.CIWA <8 and Low Risk Monitor CIWA q shift for 2 days If CIWA >8, go to B. B.CIWA >8 OR Moderate Risk Ativan 1-2mg IV or 2-4mg PO x1 stat Ativan 1mg IV or 2mg PO q4-6h ...
Alcohol Intoxication Withdrawal, Adult ED/UCC Order Setwww.albertahealthservices.ca
Recommend an hourly symptom-based regimen, using the Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol (CIWA-Ar) score or the short scale of withdrawal severity (SHOT) to assess medication initiation/continuation. The recommended goal is to achieve light somnolence OR to achieve minimal to moderate sedation.