This episode covers Chapter 64 of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine. Worried about what to do with those patient's coming in with their skin melting off from a chemical exposure? We've got you covered.
1) Describe the difference between Alkali and Acid injuries
2) Describe a HAZMAT response on scene
3) Describe the decontamination of an individual
4) List PPE for first responders or caregivers
-Name two acids that cause damage through liquefactive necrosis
-List Chemical Agents used in Warfare / Terrorism
-What chemicals should you NOT irrigate with water?