How is alcohol withdrawal syndrome categorized?

Updated: Nov 06, 2020
  • Author: Michael James Burns, MD, FACEP, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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Answer

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is divided into 4 categories:

  • Minor withdrawal

  • Major withdrawal

  • Withdrawal seizures

  • Delirium tremens (DTs)


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