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Medicinal Vodka

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by The Big Ragu, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    There are hangovers... and then there are HANGOVERS....


    Doctors save man with vodka drip

    Australian doctors have kept an Italian tourist alive by feeding him vodka through a drip for three days, medical staff in Queensland say.

    The 24-year-old man, who had swallowed a poison in an apparent suicide attempt, was treated while in a coma.

    Doctors set up the drip after running out of medicinal alcohol, used as an antidote to the poison.

    Medical staff said the patient had made a full recovery, and the hangover had worn off by the time he woke up.

    He had been taken to hospital in the northern Queensland town of Mackay after swallowing ethylene glycol - a poison contained in anti-freeze.

    "The patient was drip-fed about three standard drinks an hour for three days in the intensive care unit," Dr Todd Fraser said in a statement.

    "Fortunately for him he was in a medically induced coma for a good portion of that. By the time he woke up I think his hangover would have well and truly gone."

    He spent 20 days in hospital before being discharged.
  2. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Re: Medicinal Vokda

    Someone was drinking the "vokda" before naming this thread. :D
  3. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Re: Medicinal Vokda

    I'm high on life, sweetums... But I fixed the typo anyhow.

    I wonder if they were feeding him Smirnoff or Grey Goose? These things matter.
  4. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    Don't waste the Grey Goose if he can't taste it.
  5. Diabeetus

    Diabeetus Active Member

    Maybe they used Aristocrat. It's a high-quality product.
  6. PhilaYank36

    PhilaYank36 Guest

    This must be the reason why Ted Kennedy still walks (waddles?) among us.
  7. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Never tell me Ruble Vodka is no good ever again.
  8. PhilaYank36

    PhilaYank36 Guest

    It's all about the Vlad, baby. All about the Vlad.

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    I don't know about y'all, but I'm running -- not walking -- to the doctor to get a prescription for three drinks an hour.
  10. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Hopefully it was Rail, Popov or McCormick.
  11. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest


    Breakfast of champions (of fail)
  12. Flash

    Flash Guest

    And you all mocked the Flash Light last summer ... vokda is why I'm as healthy as a horse!

    That and the red wine ... and the beer ... and the rye ... and the ... oh crap.
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