What to do with alcohol poisoning?
At the first sign of alcohol poisoningyou need to call an ambulance. The person should be laid on a bed or a sofa, if there is no such possibility, then on a straight surface. Take care that it does not subcool or overheat (depending on the time of year, respectively).
With severe poisoning, all the symptoms of intoxicationare sharply expressed, this state ends with a deep sleep with a loss of sensitivity. A person with strong alcohol poisoning falls into a coma, his breathing is depressed, the body temperature is lowered.
First aid for alcohol poisoning
In order to bring a person to consciousness andtry to sober it, use ammonia spirit. To do this, you need to dilute 5-6 drops of ammonia in a glass of water. When cooling the person you need to warm the heaters. And as already mentioned above - to call an ambulance. While waiting for doctors to monitor breathing, it is important that the tongue does not block the airways.
Alcohol poisoning - treatment
Primary in the treatment of severe alcohol poisoningis de-toxication, that is, the removal of toxic substances from the body. Apply gastric lavage. If the person is conscious, then you can give him plenty of water, and then cause vomiting.
In view of the development of acidosis intravenously injectedsolutions. They support the internal environment of the body. Also, the patient needs a strong sweet tea, you can give and coffee. Caffeine, contained in these drinks, has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
Alcohol Substance Poisoning
Methyl alcohol during oxidation is converted in the body into poisonous substances, which are extremely dangerous for humans. Mortality in poisoning with methyl alcohol is high.
There are three degrees of poisoning (light, mediumand heavy). The main symptoms are headache (see "Why does the head ache after alcohol?"), Vomiting (see "What if it makes you sick after alcohol?"), A visual impairment that progresses right up to blindness depending on the stage. With severe poisoning, there may be convulsions, confusion. Skin becomes cyanotic. The work of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems is oppressed. A coma is developing. Mortality is high.
Treatment of alcohol poisoning with surrogates is similar toas described above. We need to call an ambulance immediately. The hospital will wash the stomach (repeated, repeated for 2-3 days), with further administration of solutions intravenously. They make artificial ventilation of the lungs, restore breathing. Vitamins and various drugs are taken as prescribed by the doctor. First aid is a glass of vodka. Ethyl alcohol neutralizes the effect of methyl alcohol.