first aid for poison

First aid for poisons

Remove patient from toxic environment. Remove contaminated clothing. Flush contaminated skin and eyes with copious of water.   Before administering treatment consult your near clinic or call for medical assistance.
Check the level of consciousness of patient
Make sure the substance which the person take.
Look for the common brand name like acid, rust remover, metal polish, pesticides  etc
Look for common side effects like lip burn, vomiting, pain.

Common poisons

Acids

Assess the patient and look for side effects like lip-burn, pain.
First aid treatment :-  Give milk or water, milk of magnesium, egg white,
Transport patient to hospital or near clinic in sitting position And prevent aspiration
“Very important thing do not induce vomiting”

Alkalis

Assess the patient and look for side effects like lip-burn, pain.
First aid treatment :- Give milk or water.
Transport patient to hospital or near clinic immediately in sitting position and prevent aspiration.
“Very important thing do not induce vomiting”

Any type of poisoning need immediate medical assistance. Transfer patient to hospital immediately to avoid further complication.

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