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describe how to recognise and treat an infant and a child affected by common poisonous substances,including plants
Poisoning by way of household substances, toxic berries, dangerous fumes, and other sources leads to thousands of hospitalizations every year. [ Knowing how to handle the situation quickly and effectively can mean the difference between survival or death. Read this article so you'll know just what to do in case you have to help someone who has been poisoned. ]
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describe how posions enter the body
Weegy: 5 ways a poison can enter your body. 1. through your mouth -Poisons can enter the digestive tract through ingestion (drinking or eating). Most poisoning occurs this way. Small children often swallow poisons accidentally. 2. [ you can breath them in through your nose -Poisonous gases, vapors, dust, fumes, smoke, fine spray droplets particles can enter the respiratory tract through inhalation. Pesticides, fuel oil and gasoline (petrol) give off hazardous vapors. 3. through your eyes 4. through contact with your skin -Poisonous gases, vapors, dust, fumes, smoke, fine spray droplets particles can enter the respiratory tract through inhalation. Pesticides, fuel oil and gasoline (petrol) give off hazardous vapors. 5. from an insect or animal bite or sting -Some plants, animals, insects, snakes and marine creatures produce poisons that are toxic to humans. Some contain poisonous substances that are harmful only if they are eaten; others produce venom which they inject into the skin by a bite or sting. ] (More)
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Weegy: A poison is any substance that, if taken into the body in sufficient quantity, can cause temporary or permanent damage. Instances of alleged poisoning occur in each year involving both children and adults and some of them are fatal. [ Whilst some cases are attempted suicidess, others are accidental and involve substances in everyday use. Whatever the cause of poisoning, medical and should always be sought as soon as possible. Never attempt to make the casualty vomit, it is ineffective and you may worsen the situation. ] (More)
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Weegy: 5 ways a poison can enter your body. 1. through your mouth -Poisons can enter the digestive tract through ingestion (drinking or eating). Most poisoning occurs this way. Small children often swallow poisons accidentally. 2. [ you can breath them in through your nose -Poisonous gases, vapors, dust, fumes, smoke, fine spray droplets particles can enter the respiratory tract through inhalation. Pesticides, fuel oil and gasoline (petrol) give off hazardous vapors. 3. through your eyes 4. through contact with your skin -Poisonous gases, vapors, dust, fumes, smoke, fine spray droplets particles can enter the respiratory tract through inhalation. Pesticides, fuel oil and gasoline (petrol) give off hazardous vapors. 5. from an insect or animal bite or sting -Some plants, animals, insects, snakes and marine creatures produce poisons that are toxic to humans. Some contain poisonous substances that are harmful only if they are eaten; others produce venom which they inject into the skin by a bite or sting. ] User: describe how to recognise and manage serious sudden illnesses including :meningitis ,febrile convulsions Weegy: A febrile seizure is a fit that occurs when a child has a fever. [ It's a relatively common childhood condition and not serious in most cases. Febrile seizures are also sometimes called febrile convulsions. During most seizures the child's body becomes stiff, they lose consciousness and their arms and legs twitch. Some children may wet themselves. This is what's known as a tonic clonic seizure. ] (More)
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