SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 4
An ingested poison is a substance which may cause serious illness or death when
introduced into the body. (para 4-1b)
Acute poisoning is the condition brought on by taking an overdose of poison at one
time. (para 4-1b)
You are correct if you listed any three of the following ways to remove poison from
Give Syrup of Ipecac.
Administer Apomorphine Hydrochloride.
Give a specific systemic antidote.
Give a cathartic.
Dialysis. (para 4-5a through j)
Giving him Syrup of Ipecac.
You are correct if you listed any two of the following:
The Physicians' Desk Reference.
The Merck Index.
The Handbook of Poisoning.
The Clinical Toxicology of Commerical Products.
To give a good emetic drug so that the patient will vomit.
The patient to vomit in five to ten minutes. (para 4-5a(2))