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What is a substance that, when introduced into the body produces a harmful effect on normal body structures or functions?
POISON
What are the two important categories of substances which act locally on the skin, eyes or mucous membranes?
ACIDS AND BASES
What type of poisoning does a patient have if they complain of a strange taste, and the mouth may look different than normal?
NONCORROSIVES
What is the adult dose for syrup of Ipecac?
15-30 cc
What is the child dose for syrup of Ipecac?
15 cc
How long does it take for a patient to vomit after taking syrup of Ipecac?
30 MINUTES
How long does it take for bacterial and viral food poisoning to appear?
8 HOURS
In the Navy, what is the most common route of exposure to toxic substances?
INHALATION
What is the most common agent of gas poisoning?
CARBON MONOXIDE
What is a common human enzyme deficiency?
GLUCOSE 6-PHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE
How many venomous families of snakes are there?
5
What venomous family of snake does sea snakes fall under?
HYDROPHIDAE
What family of venomous snakes does the coral snake fall under?
ELIPIDAE
When treating a patient with a snakebite what do you use to gently wash the wound?
SOAP AND WATER
What type of ointment do you apply in the eyes when treating a patient that suffered from a spitting cobra?
ANTIBACTERIAL
How should antivenom be given?
5 ML/MINUTE IV
How many liters of vinegar you should pour on a jellyfish sting?
2
What type of drug directly affects the central nervous system by increasing mental alertness?
STIMULANTS