Which of the following is a method of distinguishing poison ivy from poison oak?
a. Poison ivy has greenish-white flowers; poison oak has red flowers.
b. Poison ivy has red flowers; poison oak has greenish-white flowers.
Poison ivy has rounder leaflets with wavy edges; poison oak has pointed
d. Poison ivy has pointed leaflets; poison oak has rounder leaflets with wavy
A casualty has brushed against some poison sumac with his exposed forearm.
Which of the following should you do?
a. Scrub the forearm with a salt and sterile water solution and apply a dry
bandage to the affected area.
b. Wash the forearm several times with soap and water; do not apply a bandage
to the affected area.
Wipe the forearm with alcohol and apply a wet dressing to the area.
d. Wash the entire arm several times with soap and water and apply a dry
dressing to the area.
After cleansing the rash area on the casualty caused by plant contact dermatitis,
do you need to cleanse your own hands?
When a person is exposed to contact dermatitis, he will usually have:
a. Blisters, followed by a skin rash.
b. A raw sore, followed by a skin rash.
A skin rash, followed by blisters.
d. A raw sore, followed by blisters.