chapter 9

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chapter 9
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2012-01-14 16:05:21
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symptoms of pesticide poisoning
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  1. r the symptons of pesticide poisoning very different from all other types of poisoning?
    no. they r similar.
  2. does a person who has been continuously exposed to smaller quantities of toxic material over long periods of time usually show the same symptoms of poisoning as a person exposed suddenly to large quantities of toxic material.
    yes.
  3. r the symptoms for all cases of pesticide poisoning the same?
    no. each chemical family can act different.
  4. what r some of the symptons of mild poisoning?
    headache, fatigue, soreness in joints, irritation of nose n throat.
  5. are the symptons for mild poisoning similar to the early symptons of acute poisoning?
    yes.
  6. what r some of the signs for severe or acute poisoning?
    • fever
    • intense thirst
    • vomiting
    • muscle twitch
    • pinpoint pupils
    • unconscieousness
  7. does each pesticide in a chemical family require the same treatment n antidote in case of poisoning?
    yes.
  8. what r the 3 major chemical families? give examples of pesticides found in each.
    • organophosphates- parathion, TEPP, phosdrin, thimet.
    • carbamates- temik, furadan, zectran, carzol.
    • chlorinated hydrocarbons- endrin,dieldrin,thiodan,aldrin.

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