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B-complex vitamins in the prophylaxis and treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome.
Br J Hosp Med. 1997 May 7-20; 57(9):461-5.BJ

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.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury.No affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

9274684

Citation

Cook, C C., and A D. Thomson. "B-complex Vitamins in the Prophylaxis and Treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome." British Journal of Hospital Medicine, vol. 57, no. 9, 1997, pp. 461-5.
Cook CC, Thomson AD. B-complex vitamins in the prophylaxis and treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Br J Hosp Med. 1997;57(9):461-5.
Cook, C. C., & Thomson, A. D. (1997). B-complex vitamins in the prophylaxis and treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 57(9), 461-5.
Cook CC, Thomson AD. B-complex Vitamins in the Prophylaxis and Treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. Br J Hosp Med. 1997 May 7-20;57(9):461-5. PubMed PMID: 9274684.
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