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Vodka drip in hospital saves man's life

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/afp/20071010/tod-health-australia-italy-alcohol-offbe-37b0eca_1.html

Australian doctors drip-fed a tourist a steady dose of vodka over three days to save his life after he poisoned himself.

He swallowed a large amount of a potentially-fatal substance found in antifreeze in an apparent suicide attempt.

Doctors decided the best method of saving the man's life was to reverse the effect of the poison, ethylene glycol, by giving him pharmaceutical-grade alcohol.

Once the hospital's alcohol supplies ran out doctors sent out for a case of vodka and the unusual drip was set up.

... They're now seeing what can be done with the Australian national rugby team