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What are contraindications for activated charcoal?
- Ingestion of an acid, alkali, or petroleum
- Pt's decreased LOC
- Pt's who are unable to swallow
Dosage: adults 25-50g child 12.5 - 25g
What are two examples of sympathomimetics?
Crank, speed, crack
What does DUMBELS stand for?
What is tolerance?
Need for increased amount of drug to have same desired effect
What route is the main way of poison?
Ingested poison 80%
How long should you wash out acids or alkali
Alkali 15-20 and acids 5-10
What to remember about a anticholinergics
Hot as a hare, blind as a bat, dry a bone, red as a beet, and mad as a hatter.
What does alchohol do?
Sedative drugs do what?
Signs and symptoms of cholingerics
Mythyl alchol is a dry gas product, give 2 examples.
common symptoms of food poisoning?
Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea