metabolising to freedom

metabolising to freedom2016-12-10T21:52:04+00:00

metabolising to freedom 

MEDICAL HUMOUR

A regionally popular term for a state of significant but waning alcohol intoxication in which a patient is expected to be discharged/released* from the hospital/jail after his/her liver metabolises the excess alcohol.

*After having been worked-up to exclude diagnoses other than alcohol intoxication. 

References cvffa.netfirms.com/ems_info/aol_ems.html

Highland Gen Hosp, Oakland, CA T Trimble, ENW Emergi-Lexicon, ENW.org  

 

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