Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR) >60 mL/min
Specific Gravity 1.045
Reference: Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing. (2014). 13th edition. Authors: Hinkle and Cheever.Psych Notes, Clinical Pocket Guide. (2012). F.A.Davis Company. (3rd edition). Author: Pedersen
Go ahead and give him 1 week of Xanax because he is stressed out.
Do not give him any meds and discharge him for lying.
Educate him on the signs and symptoms of detoxification and that he may be very ill and needs to be evaluated at the nearest ED and that you will call an ambulance for him.
Give him Klonopin 1 mg TID for 1 month with no refills.
Reference: Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry 5th edition, Sadock and Sadock, pg. 129
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