Deliberate Toxin Exposure

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Cyanide toxicity
    • Airway mgt
    • ABCs of resuscitation
  • Organophosphate poisoning: pesticides & nerve gas agents (Tabun, Sarin, Soman, VX)
  • Does pt have any of the following?
    • Respiratory failure: weakness of respiratory muscles, increased airway resistance or depression of respiratory centers
    • Coma or seizures
    • Arrhythmias

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Cyanide toxicity
    • Airway mgt
    • ABCs of resuscitation
  • Organophosphate poisoning: pesticides & nerve gas agents (Tabun, Sarin, Soman, VX)
  • Does pt have any of the following?
    • Respiratory failure: weakness of respiratory muscles, increased airway resistance or depression of respiratory centers
    • Coma or seizures
    • Arrhythmias

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Last updated: April 21, 2010