JOHN E. SELISKAR, M.D.; KARL H. SHIPMAN, M.D.; HERBERT B. KENNISON JR., M.D.
To the Editor: We have recently successfully treated a patient with bromide intoxication with ethacrynic acid and should like to add our experience to that using ethacrynic acid and mannitol as reported by Adamson, Flanigan, and Ackerman in the October issue of the ANNALS.
A 55-year-old white woman entered the hospital on April 22, 1966, in a confused state. She was unable to speak intelligibly, and the history was given by her estranged spouse. She had become nervous and depressed in recent months and had begun taking a sedative later found to be a bromine-containing "nerve" compound. She had been
SELISKAR JE, SHIPMAN KH, KENNISON HB. BROMIDE INTOXICATION TREATED WITH ETHACRYNIC ACID. Ann Intern Med. ;65:1341–1342. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-6-1341
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(6):1341-1342.
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