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Document ID (ISN)47155
CIS number 86-2023
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Title Guidelines for emergency measures in cases of pesticide poisoning
Original title Directives pour les mesures d'urgence Ó prendre dans le cas d'un empoisonnement par un produit phytosanitaire [in French]
Bibliographic information International Group of National Associations of Manufacturers of Agrochemical Products, avenue Hamoir 12, 1180 Bruxelles, Belgium, 1984. 48p. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract This illustrated booklet is a practical tool for farmers, farm workers and plant managers who have to administer first aid at the site of an accident. Information for health-care professionals who will take over treatment of a patient has also been added. Aspects covered: recognition of poisoning; first-aid management at scene of incident; guidelines for physicians and nurses. In appendices: recommended method for gastric lavage; recommended treatment regimes in case of poisoning with organophosphorus insecticides.
Descriptors (primary) acute poisoning; organophosphorus compounds; pesticides; agriculture; first aid; agriculture and forestry; insecticides
Descriptors (secondary) directive; manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization
Agricultural chemicals