The advice in the NICE guideline covers:
The care of adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) who have any of the following physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by alcohol use:
- acute alcohol withdrawal (which occurs if a ‘dependent’ drinker suddenly stops drinking)
- lack of thiamine (also called vitamin B1) in the body, which can cause a condition called Wernicke’s encephalopathy
- liver disease
- inflammation of the pancreas (called pancreatitis).
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