During Spring Festival, the number of people suffering from alcohol poisoning spikes and some people risk death!Take it easy on the booze
However, cases of diseases or even life-threatening cases caused by excessive drinking also occur frequently in the emergency department of Wenzhou Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine. According to statistics from the emergency department of Wenzhou Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, during the Spring Festival last year,The top five diseases were alcoholism, acute gastroenteritis, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, acute pancreatitis and trauma.Zhou Wen, director of the emergency department at Wenzhou Hospital of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, said that on the most recent day last year, they saw more than a dozen cases of alcohol poisoning, most of them in their 20s to 40s.Usually in the emergency department, around 8 to 10 p.m., is usually the peak of patients with alcohol poisoning.However, during the Spring Festival, there is no peak time to speak of, so it can be said that from morning to night, people can encounter alcohol poisoning at all times.As early as five or six in the morning, patients with alcohol poisoning are brought to the emergency department.Recently, the emergency department of Wenzhou Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital received a severe alcohol poisoning patient.The patient had vomited at the party and on the way to the hospital after drinking a lot of baijiu.When receiving the patient, Jin Qiongmin, the attending physician of the emergency department, judged that the patient was in a coma and advised the patient’s family to go through emergency observation procedures.The family hesitated: just drunk, really necessary to stay in observation?While the family members still hesitate, they do not know the danger has come!The nurse who was wearing an electrocardiogram suddenly noticed something unusual and called the emergency physician.Dr. Kim chung-min rushed forward to observe and found that the patient began to vomit blood and cyanosis.The medical staff immediately carried out rescue, put the patient on the side, cleaned up the oral foreign body, carried out emergency breathing capsule for oxygen, and carried out endotracheal intubation.After endotracheal intubation was successful, the patient’s complexion gradually became rosy. After relevant auxiliary examinations were completed, the patient was sent to ICU for further observation and treatment that night.Doctor Jin Qiongmin said that the patient was obese, with a thick and short neck, and loved to snore when sleeping. After getting drunk and falling into deep sleep or losing consciousness, it was easy to cause the root of the tongue to fall back, leading to insufficient ventilation. Moreover, excessive drinking also led to massive bleeding in the digestive tract, aggravating the condition, leading to suffocation and dying of life.Fortunately, the patient had been 120 to the hospital, timely treatment.Relatives and friends need to be alert to acute alcohol poisoning, also known as drunkness, which is caused by excessive alcohol intake and the symptoms of excitement and then inhibition. It can be manifested as slurred speech, unstable standing, irritability, lethargy, coma and so on.According to different alcohol intake, the period of alcohol poisoning experience is different, the symptoms are also different, divided into excitement period (such as emotional excitement, irritable, etc.), ataxia period (such as the occurrence of unstable walking, etc.), coma period.The coma phase is more severe, when the blood alcohol concentration is about 400 mg/dl or more, the patient will develop respiratory and circulatory paralysis, resulting in death.Excessive drinking can cause many problems, such as digestive system diseases, such as gastric ulcers and gastritis. Patients may experience extreme stomach discomfort, nausea and vomiting, and even acute gastric mucosal bleeding in severe cases.Cardiovascular disease, such as high blood pressure or coronary heart disease.Therefore, patients suffering from liver and bile diseases, cardiovascular diseases, stomach or duodenal ulcer, epilepsy, senile dementia and other diseases should be resolutely abstain from alcohol.Emergency physicians remind, during the Spring Festival to moderate drinking, avoid excessive drinking, so as to avoid accidents.In addition, the hospital emergency treatment 24 hours, once alcohol poisoning, please see a doctor in time.To drink drunk, relatives and friends should pay attention to care, especially pay attention to its drunk sleeping position, should make drunk people lying on the side, so as not to vomit after inhaling.If the breathing rate slows down, the depth becomes shallow, the complexion is pale, the lips becomes blue and so on after drinking, the first time contact 120.Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) should be performed immediately if the drunk person has respiratory arrest.