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<p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>HOW POISONS ENTER THE BODY Inhalation Breathing substances into the lungs</p> <p> Ingestion Swallowing a poison</p> <p> Absorption Through the skin</p> <p> Injection Bites, stings, needles</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Poison Control Center1-800-222-1222New National number! The number can always be found inside the front cover of the phone book. (Federal law)</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Washington State PCCBusiest PCC in the nation 140,000 calls/year are calls for children under 5 PCC information is updated every 3 months</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Major cause of adult poisonings:</p> <p>Not reading and following label directions!AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p> Call 911 if you forget the PCC # Call 1-800-222-1222 Info to provide when calling: age and weight of the patient What was taken brand style dose amount time of poisoning</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Ingested poisons</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>May require use ofSyrup of Ipecac Use only on advice of poison control center Not to be used: with corrosive or petroleum products if victim is unconscious is pregnant</p> <p> is in seizureAMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Symptoms:</p> <p>headache dizzy irritability</p> <p>chest painunconsciousAMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Treatment:get to fresh air</p> <p>may require oxygen so you may need to call 911be ready to do rescue breathing</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Commonly inhaled poisonsCleaning products CO and CO2 byproducts of combustion dont barbecue inside use caution with engines, heaters and stoves PAM and other aerosols</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Absorbed Poisons Chemicals flush skin with gallons of water 10-15 minutes minimum Start flushing immediately Call Poison Center while flushing</p> <p> Brush off dry chemicals before flushing</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Absorbed Poisons: Poison Ivy Wash with soap and water Calamine or Hydrocortisone</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Poison Ivy</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Poison Ivy in the Fall</p> <p>Poison Ivy berriesAMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Things that bite Spiders Bees, wasps &amp; hornets Ticks Snakes Animals HumansAMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Good Idea:When you travel, investigate the local hazards Examples:Scorpions Box jelly fish Marine life Local snakes</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>AnaphylaxisAllergic reaction to Medications Food Stings</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Signs of anaphylaxis Itching Redness Swelling Progressing to: Tightness in the chest Difficulty breathing Unconsciousness</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>CARE FOR ANAPHYLAXIS CALL EMS personnel immediately. Position the victim to aid breathing.</p> <p>Monitor breathing and consciousness.Reassure the victim.</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>Snake Bite</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Tail of a Rattler</p> <p>CARE FOR SNAKEBITES Wash the wound, if possible. Immobilize the affected part. Keep the affected part lower than the heart.</p> <p>CALL EMS personnel immediately. DO NOT: Dont cut and suck Dont apply electrical current</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American</p> <p>BROWN RECLUSE</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>DAY 3</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>DAY 5</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>DAY 6</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>DAY 9</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>DAY 10</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Hobo Spider</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>BLACK WIDOW SPIDER</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>As viewed from the bottom</p> <p>Ticks</p> <p>and how should you remove a tick ??AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Removing a tick</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p> Dont coat the tick with Vaseline Dont douse it with kerosene Dont burn it out with a match, cigarette, propane torch, flame thrower especially after you covered it with kerosene</p> <p>None of these techniques will cause the tick to drop off any sooner than they would have on their own.</p> <p>AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>Be wary of animals that are acting abnormallyAMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p> <p>The human mouth carries 47 different types of bacteria. A human bite will get infected.AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The</p>