What result on FBE is typically abnormal in alcoholics?
The MCV is high
What is Wernicke's encephalopathy?
Permenant damage to the frontal lobes characterised by a triad of ataxia, ophthalmaplegia, and acute mental confusion
What is delirium tremens?
A psychotic condition typical of withdrawal in chronic alcoholics, involving tremors, hallucinations, anxiety, and disorientation.
What type of drug is carbamazepine? What is it used for?
Prevention of generalised tonic-clonic seizures
What are some side effects of anti-psychotics?
Extrapyradimal side effects (EPSEs)
What is tardive dyskinesia?
Jerky, irregular movements