Decontamination is meant to inhibit or minimize further toxicant absorption and to promote excretion or elimination of toxicant.1 Types of decontamination include ocular, dermal, inhalational, injection, GI, forced diuresis, and surgical removal.2
How I Treat The Poisoned Patient
- Ocular decontamination
- Dermal decontamination
- Inhalational decontamination
- GI decontamination
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