Has your patient swallowed JIK or other corrosive substance lately?

DO NOT… Panic (Doesn’t help the patient)… Induce Emesis (risk of mucosal injury and perforation) Insert NG Tube (may cause esophageal perforation and increase the risk of aspiration) Do Lavage (risk of damage to oesophagus and aspiration) Try to neutralise the substance (risk of heat production resulting from this exothermic reaction Administer systemic steroids You […]

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