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inhalation
ingestion
absorption
injection
4 poison entries
substance that can cause injury, illness, or death
-can be solid liquid or gas
poison
nausea, chest pain, headaches
signs
swallowing the poison
-food, such as mushrooms
-drugs
-medicine
ingested
bug bite, drugs through needle
injected
breathing toxic fumes
source can or cannot have odor
most common=carbon minoxide
inhaled
contact with skin-poison ivy

care=rinse with water 15 minutes
absorbed
check scene
remove from source
call PCC
don't give drink
collect vomit
care for poison
takes away strength of poison
activated charcoal
swelling and turns red, weak, nausea, restlessness, dilated pupils, slurred speech, bad breathing, hives, burning eyes, death
anaphylaxis
allergic reactions turn into ana
-check airway and breathing, call EMS, offer reassurance
care for ana