Coma due to water intoxication in beer drinkers

Lancet. 1971 Nov 20;2(7734):1115-7. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(71)91271-2.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Autopsy
  • Beer / adverse effects*
  • Blood Urea Nitrogen
  • Coma / etiology*
  • Diarrhea / complications
  • Electroencephalography
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders / complications
  • Female
  • Hemiplegia / etiology
  • Humans
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyponatremia / complications
  • Hyponatremia / etiology*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nutrition Disorders / complications
  • Sodium / blood
  • Tremor / etiology
  • Vasopressins / metabolism
  • Vomiting / complications
  • Water Intoxication / complications*

Substances

  • Vasopressins
  • Sodium