Clinical: Case study - Near-fatal effects of binge drinking

Barnard, Keith
January 2010
GP: General Practitioner;1/15/2010, p50
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 24-year-old man who had rapid and excessive consumption of alcohol within one night. The man was found to be pale, distressed and agitated, with nicotine-stained fingers during the examination. A ruptured oesophagus was found with an increase in white cell count.


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