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

Mercury Poisoning It is seen in occupations related to roasting, crushing, and condensation of mercury from ore, manufacture of caustic soda, chlorine, paints paper and pulp. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. Respiration is slow. The pulse is weak rapid. There is burning sensation in mouth and throat. There is abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting. There is diarrhea accompanied by bloody stools. First Aid Give egg white...

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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 Motion sickness its causes and diagnose- “Motion sickness”

Motion sickness Motion sickness is an illness characterized by nausea and vomiting due to hypersensitivity to movement. It is due to a disturbance in the equilibrium center. It occurs during travel by-ship, plane, bus, car, or, train. First aid Ask him to avoid eating or drinking too much before or during the journey. Give him an antiemetic before starting the journey

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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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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 Sting of Portuguese man of war its causes and diagnose-Bites and Stings

Sting of Portuguese man of war The effects vary from slight stinging to cramps, nausea and difficulty in breathing. First Aid Swab the area with methylated spirit to which vinegar has been added to acidify it. Do not rub or apply fresh water or sand. Remove any gelatinous strands present in the flesh using cloth or soft paper, once the symptoms subside. Send a severe case to a hospital immediately.

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First Aid Treatment of Scorpion bite its causes and diagnose- Bites and Stings

Scorpion bite Generally scorpions can be seen in the moist dark places and in rainy season in villages, farms, and jungles. They are not seriously poisonous. But sometime person hypersensitive to its poison can develop serious reaction and may even become unconscious. The condition is diagnosed by the following features. There is burning pain at the site of the sting. Itching and swelling develop around the site. Sensation may be...

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