Cardiac emergencies caused by honey ingestion: a single centre experience.

@article{Ozhan2004CardiacEC,
  title={Cardiac emergencies caused by honey ingestion: a single centre experience.},
  author={Hakan Ozhan and Ramazan Akdemir and Mesut Yazici and H{\"u}seyin G{\"u}nd{\"u}z and Semra Duran and Cihangir Uyan},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2004},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={742-4}
}
An unusual type of food poisoning is commonly seen in the Black Sea coast of Turkey attributable to andromedotoxin containing toxic honey ingestion. This study is a retrospective case series of 19 patients admitted to an emergency department in 2002, poisoned by "mad" honey. All of the patients had the complaints of nausea, vomiting, sweating, dizziness, and weakness, several hours after ingesting "mad" honey. Physical examination showed hypotension in 15 patients, sinus bradycardia in 15, and… CONTINUE READING