Clinical Impact of Associated Volatile Compounds in Acute Ethanol Poisoning
- *Corresponding Author:
- Ahmed Refat Ragab
Dammam Regional Poison Control Center-Eastern Region
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: January 08, 2013; Accepted date: January 23, 2013; Published date: January 25, 2013
Citation: Ragab AR, Al-Mazroua MK, Al-Haroony MA (2013) Clinical Impact of Associated Volatile Compounds in Acute Ethanol Poisoning. J Alcoholism Drug Depend 1:103. doi:10.4172/2329-6488.1000103
Copyright: © 2013 Ragab AR, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Adults across the globe in majority of the nations consume alcohol in different ratios. Usage of alcohol is linked with many adverse medical and psychological results for both the drinker and the community in general apart from resulting in considerable issues for majority of the drinkers. The focus of the current study is to assess the clinical influence of a set of majority of identified dangerous compound substances including acetone, methanol and isopropanol, in habitual alcoholics symbolized by severe ethanol alcoholism at the emergency divisions. The extant research employed an associate reviewing investigation of electronic medical record (EMR) evaluative assessment of patients currently suffering from severe ethanol harmfulness leading the habitual alcoholic ranking. When the patient was admitted to the ER division, the average intensity of ethanol, acetone, isoprpanolol and methanol in assumed ethanol harmfulness with other dangerous compounds were (131.06 mg/dl, 60.5 mg/dl, 9.2 mg/L and 26.6 mg/L). The intense intensities of blood acetone, isopropanol and methanol surpassing their endogenous proportions were linked uncharacteristically to be “ache in the stomach- 62%, anxiety- 68% and acetone breath smell- 31.25%” and an overstated severe ethanol harmfulness appearance as “puking -56% and Haematemsis 25%”. Considering the above, it can be inferred that the intensities of blood acetone, isopropanol and methanol surpassing their endogenous propositions can be employed as clinical signs of uncharacteristic and/or overstated severe ethanol poisonous appearance.