[LMB] OT: COVID-19 restrictions and recovery

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Apr 13 19:54:21 BST 2020



> On Apr 13, 2020, at 12:47 PM, Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> I don’t really understand that.   Why would withdrawn drunks more likely
>> to need emergency care than drunk drunks?
>> 
> 
> My grandfather died of delirium tremens ("the DTs") when the hospital tried
> to dry him out to be able to do surgery on him. It's one of several drugs
> that it can be deadly to withdraw from.

And lots of drunk drunks need emergency care as well.


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