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Emesis in case of poisoning

emesi

Despite the lavender gastric is undeniably useful, it has many features reminiscent of a barbarian assault, so it is best to avoid using this method with the young children. When it comes to the latter usually induction is used. to vomiting, a very effective measure unless the child lacks consciousness.

Stimulation with the fingers is definitely the easiest way to induce someone’s vomiting, but often proves to be ineffective. Another, sometimes more effective solution is the syrup of ipecacuana, which given to a child, followed by a glass of water or orange juice, almost always causes vomiting in about 20 minutes. If a 15-30 ml dose has no effect, a second dose can be administered. In this case the success rate rises to 95%, replacing in children, aspiration and gastric lavage.

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Source: Roy Goulding’s Vademecum of Poisoning Therapy.

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