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To analyse the influence of epidemiological and sociodemographic factors in complicated alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS).
Material and methods:
A multicentre, observational prospective study was conducted on consecutively added patients with AWS hospitalised in internal medicine departments. We recorded sociodemographic, epidemiological, clinical and progression data. Complicated AWS was defined as that which progressed with seizures or delirium tremens.