Poisoning is defined as a chemical substance which is harmed the person body organ temporary or permanent .
Route of Poisoning
1 – Ingestion – in that person take harmful agent through mouth .
2 – Injection – A person take harmful substance from injection to the body .
3 – Inhalation – in that person inhales chemical substance from nose . –
Etiology (causes ) are –
1 – Accidental – in that person take poison unintentionally without knowing the effect like – sleeping pills , painkillers etc .
2- Suicidal – in that person take harmful substance intentionally by their own way to cause harm .
3 – Homicidal – in that person gave poison to their enemy .
Source of Poisoning
1 – Swallowed – Toilet cleaner , sleeping pills, painkillers medicine .
2 – Injection – Drugs
3 – Inhalation – Fumes , gases .
Sign and Symptoms are –
Flushed skin , fever , extreme thirst , Diarrhoea anorexia , anxiety etc .
Management of Poisoning are
Firstly collect the bottle or wrapper of the poison and take over this to medical staff for immediate prepration of antidotes .
Insert two finger into mouth and allowed him to vomiting for Removal of Poisoning .
If poison is like caustic soda or sulphuric acid then do not vomit him
Gastric lavage should be done .
If poison is taken from eye then wash the eye smoothly with water and clean with clean towel .