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Important Emergency Measures for Choking on food in first aid treatment-“Emergency Care”

 Emergency Care A summary of emergency first aid measures for various types of condition is shown in the following table. Measures Condition and Emergency measures Any emergency- Assess the situation Assess the casualty Assess the condition Give appropriate first aid Choking on food– Clear airway Apply a blow between shoulder blades If food is still blocking airway, try Heimlich’s maneuver Mouth to mouth breathing

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Mechanisms of Action of Poisons-Poisoning

Mechanisms of Action of Poisons- Poisoning Poison                          Mechanism of action Ingested poisons – They act directly on the digestive tract causing pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.      Corrosive poisons – on swallowing, they burn tissues severely , e.g. lips, mouth, esophagus, and stomach. Fumes and gases – they cause choking, which may lead to difficulty in breathing and unconsciousness. Chemical poisons – their toxic effects may be seen on the...

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