B-complex vitamins in the prophylaxis and treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

Cook, Christopher C. H. and Thomson, Allan D. (1997) B-complex vitamins in the prophylaxis and treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 57 (9). pp. 461-465. ISSN 0007-1064. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, which is associated with high morbidity and mortality, is a more common neuropsychiatric sequela of alcohol misuse than is widely realized. It is easily prevented and treated with parenteral B-complex vitamins, although this treatment is widely under-utilized.

Item Type: Review
Depositing User: T. Nasir
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2009 07:15
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2014 09:39
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/18366 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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