Poisoning Symptoms

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Poisoning Symptoms

Category: Case Study

Subcategory: Nursing

Level: College

Pages: 1

Words: 275

The following may be the causes of Ed’s symptoms; poisoning from the pesticides and other chemicals that he uses in his work, smoking pot he occasionally does and finally, the long term infects of the asthma inhaler and nebulizer.

A chemical poisoning test should be carried out to determine if he was poisoned by the chemical he uses in his work. A full blood count test and the liver test should also be carried out.

I would ask him how long has he been feeling those symptoms and if he has undergone any medication for it. I would also want to know the type of chemicals he handles in his work and if at all he uses total protective clothing. I would also want to know the last meal he took.
If Ed were poisoned at work, he should always comply with all protective guidelines to ensure further occurrence does not happen. He should always maintain a high level of hygiene especially washing hands thoroughly after work and before any meal.

Long term usage of inhalers and nebulizer could only cause weakening of the immune system but the condition that symptoms he’s displaying are far from being the effects of a weakened immune system and, therefore, other items might be the cause.

For chemical diagnosis, the reversal process of the effects of chemical poisoning should be done and
In order for Ed to prevent premature aging, he must change some lifestyle activities he does. He must stop smoking completely as it propels the aging process and reduce exposure to cold weather and finally reduce long period exposure to the chemical he uses at work.