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First aid treatment of Cadmium poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

Cadmium poisoning It is a white, ductile, metallic element. It is present in zinc ores. It is used in atomic reactors, electroplating, manufactures of alloys , and rechargeable battery cells. Its poisoning is diagnosed by the following features. Excessive salivation, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are present. Abdominal cramps occur. Headache is present. First Aid Induce vomiting. Give gastric lavage with water. Give a saline cathartic. Shift him to a hospital...

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First aid treatment of Cyanide poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

 Cyanide poisoning Cyanide is a very strong it may be in the form of a salt of sodium, potassium or hydrogen cyanide, or in the form of a gas. It is used in steel industry, electroplating, fumigation, and manufacture of insecticide and rodenticide. Its poisoning is diagnosed by the following features. The onset of symptoms is within a few seconds of exposure. The victim utters a cry and becomes unconscious....

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First aid treatment of Chromium poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

Chromium poisoning It is a lustrous, hard, metallic element that is resistant to corrosion. It is used in manufacture of steel furniture. Its poisoning is diagnosed by the following features. The victim has headache, nausea, and vomiting. There is weakness in legs. Respiration is deep and difficult. There may be ringing in the ears. The skin may become red. Blisters may develop. First Aid Remove the victim from the site...

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First aid treatment of Benzene poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

Benzene Poisoning Benzene is a volatile liquid that is not miscible with water but dissolves in fat. It is used in the industries manufacturing drugs and dyes. Its poisoning is diagnosed by the following features. There is burning sensation in the mouth and stomach, nausea, and vomiting. Cough and chest pain are present. Headache, giddiness, confusion, restlessness, stupor, and coma may occur. First Aid Give lavage with tap water cautiously,...

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First aid treatment of Carbon disulphide poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

Carbon Disulphide Poisoning It is a clear, colorless or yellowish, highly inflammable, poisonous liquid. It is used to manufacture carbon tetra-chloride, cellophane pesticides, and viscose rayon. Its poisoning is diagnosed by the following features. There is irritation of skin, eyes and mucous membranes. The victim gets headaches. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are present. The pulse is weak. Palpitations and fatigue are present. First Aid Induce vomiting. Give gastric lavage if...

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First aid treatment of phosphorous poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

Phosphorous Poisoning Acute phosphorous poisoning is seen following ingestion of rat poison, in agricultural workers who use fertilizers, pesticides, and insecticides are used. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is pain in throat and abdomen. There is intense thirst. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea follow. There is odor of garlic on breath. Cramps are present. There is headache. Profound weakness is experienced. First Aid Give repeated stomach was...

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First aid treatment of lead poisoning its causes, prevention and diagnose-“Occupational Hazards”

 Lead Poisoning  Lead is used in many industries like manufacture of battery, cable, paints, pigments, PVC plastics, rubbers, and wire. It is the most commonly used heavy metal in the industries. Hence lead poisoning is the commonest type of poisoning seen in industrial workers. All lead compounds are toxic. Most cases of industrial lead poisoning are due to inhalation of fumes and dust of lead or its compounds. The condition...

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First aid treatment of migraine its causes and diagnose- “Migraine”

 Migraine It is a disease in which there is unilateral headache. It may be precipitated by emotional disturbances or bright light. In many cases no cause can be found. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is intense unilateral headache. Flickering vision may precede the headache. Nausea and vomiting are present There is intolerance to light or noise. First Aid Give aspirin or paracetamol orally to relieve the...

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First aid treatment of headache its causes and diagnose- “Headache”

Headache Headache is pain anywhere in head. It may be constant, throbbing, or intermittent. It is a symptom of a disease and not a disease by itself. Various causes of headache are as follows: 1. Refractive errors 2. Exhaustion. 3. Lack of sleep. 4. Anxiety 5. Dental caries 6. Sinusitis. 7. Constipation. 8. Common cold 9. Hypertension 10 Migraine 11 Brain tumors First aid Place the patient in a dark,...

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Effects of Gas Inhalation and its first aid- Poisoning

Effects of Gas Inhalation and its first aid treatment- Poisoning  Gas                                         Effects Carbon monoxide acute –    Dusky skin with a faint red tinge, rapid, distressed breathing, impairment or loss of consciousness Chronic –   Headache, confusion, nausea, vomiting, aggression, incontinence Carbon dioxide – Headache, breathlessness, confusion, and unconsciousness Smoke – Rapid, noisy, distressed breathing, coughing, wheezing burning around the mouth and nose, unconsciousness. Solvents and fuels – Headache,...

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First Aid Treatment of Dog bite its features, causes and diagnose- Bites and Stings

Dog Bite A person may by bitten by a domestic dog or a stray dog. A domestic god may or may not be immunized against babies. It is immunized; there is no risk of rabies in the victim. If it is not immunized, it can contact rabies from a rabid dog, and then its bite is dangerous. Rabies is  a viral disease found in dogs, and also in other animals...

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First Aid Treatment of Heat Exhaustio its causes and diagnose-Effects of high temperature

Heat Exhaustion It occurs in hot and humid environment after heavy and prolonged sweating either due to exposure to the sun or working in a close, hot atmosphere like factories, with failure to replace salt and water. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. Restlessness exhaustion is present. Faintness may be experienced. Headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting are present. Sometimes there are abdominal cramps, or cramps in the limbs. Temperature...

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