poisoned casualty

  1. Poison Prevention Week
    Categories: Child Safety

    Poison Prevention Week

    This is National Poison Prevention Week - a few reminders about the dangers of poisoning and how to deal with a poisoning emergency. Remember that while we often think of a child ingesting something the should not as "poisoning", there are in fact many forms of poisoning, and you should learn about them all: » Signs and Symptoms of Poisoning »...
  2. Treating Swallowed / Ingested Poisons
    Categories: First Aid

    Treating Swallowed / Ingested Poisons

    Call 9-1-1 or EMS immediately. Call the Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222. If the casualty is experiencing convulsions: Call the Poison Control Center Help line immediately! 1-800-222-1222 Do not induce vomiting unless instructed to do so by a medical professional or the Poison Control Center. If the casualty has swallowed petroleum or a corrosive product, vomiting could cause more serious damage...

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