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Case Reports in Anesthesiology
Volume 2013, Article ID 761527, 3 pages
Case Report

Intraoperative Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome: A Coincidence or Precipitation?

Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan 56700, Nepal

Received 2 May 2013; Accepted 17 June 2013

Academic Editors: A. Apan, A. Han, D. Lee, H. Shankar, A. Trikha, and E. A. Vandermeersch

Copyright © 2013 Asish Subedi and Balkrishna Bhattarai. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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