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Prehospital Care

he approach in the prehospital setting is the same as with any other acute poisoning. The airway, breathing, and circulation must be evaluated, attended to, and frequently reassessed. Even though patients may have normal vital signs initially, rapid decompensation may occur during transport, and emergency medical services (EMS) crews should anticipate this.

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