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A poisonous substance secreted by an animal or insect is defined as:
Venom
What are the various methods of evacuation for ingested poisons?
Emesis
gastric Lavage
Catharsis
Diuresis
Name the responsibilities of the SMDR in poison control:
Train Everyone in emergency procedures.
ID nearest Poison Control Center & phone #.
Post info in Sickbay & Antidote Locker.
What whould give to prevent the metabolism of Methanol?
Ethanol
What is the Tx for inhalation poisonings?
Remove to fresh air STAT
Give O2
Tx Pulmonary Edema
What 2 drugs or catharsises are used to help to clean or purge the bowels in case of ingested substances?
Magnesium Citrate
Milk of Magnesim
What is the antidote for Opiates?
Naloxone
What is the antidote for Organophosphates?
Atropine
What is the antidote for Tricycline?
Physostigmine
What is the antidote for Methemoglobinemia?
Methylene blue
What is the antidote for Acetaminophen (APAP)?
Acetylcysteine
What type of poisoning has a "soapy feeling" to the touch?
Alkalie
Name 2 sources of hydrogen Sulfide gas:
Sewage Effluents
AFFF systems sitting idle
What is the emergency Tx regimen of ciguatera fish poisoning?
Remove fish flesh from the stomach by induced emesis or gastric lavage.
Maintain Airway.
What species is a Cobra snake?
Elapidae
Name 2 classifications of snake venom:
Hemotoxic
Neurotoxic
What is the immediate S/Sx of a Black Widow spider bite?
Muscle Spasm
What is the Tx for a severe reaction to a Hymenoptera sting?
EPI 1:1000
0.1 ml/50lb or
0.3 ml STAT
What should you do first in the Tx of poisoning by Marine life?
Hot Water immersion
What potent toxin is responsible for the phenomenon "Red Tide"?
Ciguatera toxin