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I nursed him through several attacks of delirium tremens, and was always in fear that he would get out and disgrace us.

It is most frequent among those whose addiction to alcohol for years has caused repeated paroxysms of delirium tremens.

It is not so apt to happen during a first attack of delirium tremens as during subsequent attacks.

Patients suffering from delirium tremens, for instance, may die suddenly in the midst of a paroxysm of excitement.

Nor could a man be punished for being admitted whilst suffering from delirium tremens.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to delirium-tremens, such as: blue devils, blue johnnies, delirium alcoholicum, delirium ebriositatis, dementia a potu, and dt's.

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