Bruno Courtiade

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
Sir: Up to the 1940 s, blackwater fever (BWF) was an important cause of mortality in Africa, associated with Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) malaria and quinine in Caucasian people [1, 2]. BWF has almost disappeared since the use of synthetic antimalarials. Unfortunately the spread of chloroquine resistance has led to the reintroduction of quinine. We report(More)
An alcoholic man, treated with chloral hydrate (CH) syrup to which he was dependent, was discovered comatose and in respiratory arrest. Death occurred on the ninth day of hospitalization following cerebral oedema. A woman, alcohol addicted, depressed, and epileptic was admitted in the Intensive Care Unit with heart and respiratory failure following CH(More)
  • 1