A seaman with blindness and confusion

@article{Schep2009ASW,
  title={A seaman with blindness and confusion},
  author={Leo J. Schep and Robin J Slaughter and J Allister Vale and D Michael G Beasley},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={339}
}
A male member of a fishing boat crew presented at a rural hospital 36 hours after having consumed a large amount of “bootleg” (home made) vodka. He had loss of vision and seemed to be confused. He was immediately evacuated by helicopter to a large urban hospital emergency department. On arrival, the patient developed seizures followed by circulatory shock. ### Short answers ### Long answers #### 1 Diagnosis This patient’s history of drinking illicit alcohol and the onset of visual… 
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