What are the clinical findings associated with delirium tremens (DTs)?

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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Clinical findings associated with DTs may include the following:

  • Tachycardia

  • Hyperthermia

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

  • Tachypnea

  • Diaphoresis

  • Tremor

  • Mydriasis

  • Altered mental status

  • Severe psychomotor agitation

  • Fever

  • Positional nystagmus

  • Global confusion

  • Disorientation


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