What is included in prehospital care for alcohol toxicity?

Updated: Jan 05, 2021
  • Author: Michael D Levine, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
  • Print

The prehospital care provider has several important tasks. First, the prehospital provider should search for any empty containers near the patient. In addition, a blood sugar level should be obtained on anyone who appears intoxicated. Local protocols and the skill level of the provider dictate additional prehospital care for patients with altered mental status.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!