Entry of Patient Specific Data 

From the gender and height of the patient, dosing of phenobarbital for DTs can be calculated. This site is for the exclusive use of EMMC physicians using the DT PowerPlan. No guarantee or liability is implied to those using this site. Remember that alcoholics may suffer from other serious medical conditions. In other words, use this web site at your own risk. Please make sure that the results on the next web page are sensible for your patient. 
Please enter the height in inches or centimeters and the gender of the patient in the form below. Values above 100 are assumed to be cm, and values below 100 are assumed to be in inches. Do not enter fractions, but decimals are acceptable. Do not use this site for extreme values of height. Use the radio buttons below to select the relative likelihood of DT's as indicated. Definition of high or medium likelihood of DT's is given at the bottom of the page. 
Factors Favoring High Likelihood of DT's
Factors Favoring Medium Likelihood of DT's
Risk of Sedation from Phenobarbital
Risk of Respiratory Failure from Phenobarbital
