Chapter 19

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Chapter 19
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Toxicology
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  1. What are the ways poison gets into the body?
    • 1. Inhalation
    • 2. Absorption
    • 3. Ingestion
    • 4. Injection
  2. What is the most worrisome way of poisoning for treatment terms?
    Injection
  3. What are the common agents in poisonings?
    • 1. Opioid (heroin, oxycodone)
    • 2. Sympathomimetics (epinepherine, albuterol, cocaine, methamphetamine)
    • 3. Sedative-hypnotics (valium, secobarbital, flunitrazepam)
    • 4. Anticholinergics (atropine, Jimson weed)
    • 5. Cholinergics (pilocarpine, nerve gas)
  4. What are the signs and symptoms of opioids?
    • Hypoventilation or respiratory arrest
    • Pinpoint pupils
    • Sedation or coma
    • Hypotension
  5. What are the signs and symptoms of sympathomimetics?
    • Hyperventilation
    • Tachycardia
    • Dilated pupils
    • Agitation or seizures
    • Hyperthermia
  6. What are the signs and symptoms of sedative-hypnotics?
    • Slurred speach
    • sedation or coma
    • Hypovetilation
    • Hypotension
  7. What are the signs and symptoms of anticholinergics?
    • Tachycardia
    • Hyperthermia
    • Hypertension
    • Dialated pupils
    • Dry skin and mucous membrane
    • Sedation, agitation, seizures, coma or delirium
    • Decreased bowel sounds
  8. What are the signs and syptoms of cholinergics?
    • Excess defication or urination
    • Muscle fasciculations
    • Pinpoint pupils
    • Excess lacrimation (tearing) or salvation
    • Airway compromise
    • Nausea or vomiting

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