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Furniture Polish Ingestion

Furnture Polish Caus Tox Effct


Presentation

  • Essential information about the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents is presented in a highly readable self-instructional format for medical students.[books.google.com]
  • More than 70 acute pediatric presentations are covered in a signs and symptoms section designed with side tabs for easy access.[books.google.com]
  • Mason, MD now presents the fifth edition in full color with new images and highlighted clinical elements.[books.google.com]
  • It’s difficult to test for acetone because of the amount naturally present in the body. Your doctor will look for high levels of acetone and ketones and physical symptoms to diagnose you.[healthline.com]
  • If blisters are present, an evaluation by a physician will be necessary. Hydrocarbons cause severe eye irritation and possibly corneal abrasions, which are scratches on the protective covering of the eye.[chop.edu]
Physician
  • The text may also be used in training programs for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.[books.google.com]
  • Family physicians often manage substance ingestions in children, most of which are nontoxic in nature.[aafp.org]
  • O’Malley, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital Rika O’Malley, MD, Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Einstein Medical Center Sniffing glue or swallowing gasoline[merckmanuals.com]
  • Updated by: Jesse Borke, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Attending Physician at FDR Medical Services/Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Buffalo, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M.[medlineplus.gov]
  • If blisters are present, an evaluation by a physician will be necessary. Hydrocarbons cause severe eye irritation and possibly corneal abrasions, which are scratches on the protective covering of the eye.[chop.edu]
Asymptomatic
  • C 2 An asymptomatic child with suspected toxin ingestion may have ingested a delayed-action medication and should be monitored for a longer period.[aafp.org]
Pneumonia
  • Consult new chapters covering Ultrasound, Innate Immunity, Adaptive Immunity, Deposition and Clearance, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia.[books.google.com]
  • Treatment involves removing contaminated clothing, washing the skin, and giving oxygen and sometimes antibiotics to people with breathing problems or pneumonia.[merckmanuals.com]
  • Lipoid pneumonia: a silent complication of mineral oil aspiration. Pediatrics, 103(2), e19.[poison.org]
  • A complication from aspirating hydrocarbons is chemical pneumonia. When chemical pneumonia is not treated it can be life-threatening. This is why the labels on hydrocarbon-containing products warn of potential death.[chop.edu]
  • Vomit by itself is acidic and can damage the lungs, but if there are toxic chemicals in the vomit it can make the damage much worse, causing a condition known as chemical pneumonia.[ec.europa.eu]
Vomiting
  • Furthermore, charcoal tends to distend the stomach and cause vomiting, increasing the aspiration potential.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • One serious risk is if the affected person breathes in vomit by accident.[ec.europa.eu]
  • Its use may be limited because of its taste, appearance, and the tendency of children to vomit after its administration. Additionally, there are some agents that do not absorb well with activated charcoal.[aafp.org]
  • Ipecac causes a child to vomit, which isn't an effective treatment for poisoning and may severely injure a child who has ingested a caustic substance.[babycenter.com]
  • Emetic — A medication or substance given to induce vomiting.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
Palpitations
  • This edition's highlights include new chapters on palpitations, cystic fibrosis, travel related emergencies, and ultrasound and a new appendix on practice pathways.[books.google.com]
  • As the exposure continues, nausea, vomiting , heart palpitations, unconsciousness, and even death are possible. It's a good idea to install a carbon monoxide detector in your home and to test it regularly, along with your smoke detectors.[babycenter.com]
Fracture
  • This edition features expanded coverage of abdominal ultrasound, pulmonary infections, skeletal fractures, and cervical spine injuries. A Brandon-Hill recommended title.[books.google.com]

Workup

  • Written by one of the most eminent pediatric radiologists, this popular textbook is a practical, concise, and easy-to-read guide to the radiologic workup of acute illnesses and injuries in children.[books.google.com]

Treatment

  • The thirty chapters present dynamic scenarios illustrating a variety of medical situations involving children and then take the reader through decision-making processes for diagnosis and treatment.[books.google.com]
  • There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.[healthychildren.org]
  • However, selective laboratory studies can provide vital information to guide monitoring and treatment.[aafp.org]
  • Get rid of substances used for old-fashioned treatments such as oil of wintergreen, boric acid, ammoniated mercury, oil of turpentine, and camphorated oil.[paradisepeds.org]

Prognosis

  • In case of complications, such as aspiration of the substance into the lungs, the prognosis may be adversely affected Generally, wood polishes are dangerous substances to swallow.[dovemed.com]
  • Prognosis The outcome of poisoning varies from complete recovery to death, and depends on the type and amount of the poison, the health of the victim, and the speed with which medical care is obtained.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology of pediatric poison exposures: an analysis of 2003 poison control center data. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med . 2005;6(2):68–75. 7. Osterhoudt K. The toxic toddler: drugs that can kill in small doses. Contemp Pediatr . 2000;3:73–88. 8.[aafp.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poisoning Prevention , April 2016. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PROTECT Initiative: Advancing Children’s Medication Safety , October 2017.[whattoexpect.com]
  • This position can aid in the prevention of aspiration if vomiting occurs, and it may, believe it![medictests.com]
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers tips to prevent and to treat exposures to poison. To Prevent Poisoning in Your Home: Most poisonings occur when parents or caregivers are home but not paying attention.[healthychildren.org]
  • Prevention is very important, because aspirating a hydrocarbon is so dangerous. Always re-close the child resistant caps. Lock oils and other hydrocarbons out of children's reach - even bottles of baby oil![poison.org]
  • Poisoning is a common, preventable, medical emergency. Each year about 500 children in the United States die from poisoning. Children are naturally inquisitive and curious and will open drawers and doors and find toxic materials.[meridianpediatrics.net]

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