State four principles used when administering first Aid to a victim of poison (4 marks)

  • If poison is acidic give an alkaline drink to neutralize
  • If poison is alkaline give an acidic fruit juice
  • If poison is not corrosive, induce vomiting
  • If poison is corrosive don’t induce vomiting
  • Victims to vomit bending to prevent the vomiting getting into the lungs
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