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Management of Poisoning. A Handbook for Health Care Workers

Authors: J.A. Henry, H M. Wiseman. Published by the International Programme on Chemical Safety, World Health Organisation, Geneva, 1997.

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1. Please state the country and region where you work and briefly describe what you do.

2. Through which medium do you/did you use this handbook?

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b. on the INTOX Databank website Yes No

3. Do you also use the printed version of the handbook? Yes No

4. Is the handbook that you use a personal copy or a shared copy?

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b. CD-ROM copy personal shared
c. Internet version personal access shared access

5. Would you recommend the book to other people? Yes No

5a. If not, please briefly explain why.

6. Do you find the handbook is useful:

a. as a treatment guide Yes No

b. as a teaching aid Yes No

c. for other purposes (please briefly describe)

7. Overall, do you find the handbook easy to understand and use? Yes No

7a. If not, what are the specific problems?

8. The handbook contains the following chapters. Please indicate how useful you found each chapter by using the following scores: 1 = very useful, 2 = useful, 3=not very useful, 4=not useful at all.

General information on poisons and poisoning

 
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Poisons and poisoning..............................
How poisoning happens...........................
How to prevent poisoning........................
What to do in an emergency.....................
First aid ..................................................
Getting medical help.................................
Examining the Patient ...............................
Finding out what happened ......................
How to look after a poisoned patient outside
hospital .................................
Medicines and equipment...................

Information about specific poisons

Pesticides.........................................
Chemicals used in the home and workplace...........................
Medicines........................
Plants, animals and natural toxins ...............

Please add any comments

9. Are there specific poisons that should be added to the new edition (please list)?

10. Are there specific poisons that should be taken out for the new edition?

11. Do you have any other comments about Management of Poisoning?

 

Thank you for taking the time to fill out this questionnaire. Your comments will be very valuable to us when we prepare the next edition of the book.
Dr. John Henry, Dr. Lakshman Karalliedde, Miss Heather Wiseman.

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