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The Different Kinds of Poison

Poison pertains to any solid, liquid or gas substance that can result to health impairment, and even death, when introduce into the body or onto the skin surface. There are four ways of introducing the poison into our body: (1) ingestion – by mouth, (2) inhalation – by breathing, (3) absorption – by skin contact, […]

Managing and Recognizing a Drug Overdose

Drug overdose occurs when an individual takes more than the recommended amount of particular medication/s that may result to serious symptoms or even death. Drug overdose occurs when an individual takes more than the recommended amount of particular medication/s. It is either classified as intentional or deliberate when a person takes too much medications on […]

Diazepam Overdose – Management, Recognition and First Aid

Diazepam overdose occurs when an individual takes more than the recommended dosage of the prescription medication diazepam used to treat anxiety disorders. Diazepam overdose occurs when an individual takes more than the recommended dosage of diazepam. Diazepam is a prescription medication used to treat anxiety disorders. Upon hearing overdose of diazepam, it may sound unfamiliar as […]