GENERAL PRINCIPLE OF THE TREATMENT OF POISON: A REVIEW
Dr. Kirti Sharma*, Rashmi Choudhary, Dr. S. R. Inchulkar and Dr. Prafulla
According to WHO, 3 million acute poisoning cases with 220,000 deaths are found annually and 90% of fatal poisoning occur in developing countries due to particularly among agricultural workers. Acute poisoning is one of the commonest cause of emergency condition. The first step of the treatment should be to identify the poisons. In the case of poisoning if poisonous substance is known which have been administered, then the specific treatment must be started. If the poisoning case is unknown, then the general line of treatment which is being mentioned in this article, should be performed.
Keywords: Poison, treatment, antidote, patient etc.
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