As poison can be qualified any material or substance which is able to cause harm to the human body. Poisoning can be avoided by putting high-risks products in a proper packaging with clear labeling and into a specific cupboard. Once a poisoning occurred, the affected person needs to wash out the affected areas or he needs to leave the poisoned place. Then the emergency should be called immediately.
A poison can be any material or substance that can be harmful to human body. People can be poisoned through swallowing, inhaling, injecting the poison or absorbing the poison by the skin. The forms of poisons are various, and poisons are often found around the daily life. Furthermore, misuse and abuse of medications can be also harmful.
There are many substances that can be harmful for people as the following: 1) cleaning products, 2) household products, 3) paint thinner, 4) pesticides, 5) chemicals, 6) metals, 7) mercury, 8) overuse or misuse of prescription and medications that can be bought in a pharmacy, 9) illegal drugs, 10) carbon monoxide gas, 11) contaminated food, 12) plants like poison ivy and oak, 13) venom of some insects or snakes. People who are poisoned often have symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, redness or skin sores of the affected areas, drooling or dry mouth, dilated pupils, rash, confusion, shaking or seizure, trouble breathing, and even unconsciousness.
Since most of the poison is commonly found at home, it is important to use every product according to its suggestion. However, the treatment of poisoning will depend on the type of poison. If there is someone who seems to be poisoned, one should try to stay calm, and move the person far away from the poison. If the poison is on the skin, it is important to rinse it off with running water. If the poison is in the air, then one should leave the place as soon as possible. If the person accidentally swallowed a poisoned substance, he should not be induced to vomit it out. It is better to check his consciousness, and then to call the emergency immediately for further help.
Several years of work in academia, medical practice and finally commercialization make it possible to provide an end-to-end process to help users to “find the appropriate medical help based on their present symptoms”. Below you will find a short explanation, showing you which part of the platform will help you best in finding the appropriate medical support.
Proceed as follows to enter your current symptoms.
Click on the appropriate body part on the picture. Select one/multiple symptoms corresponding to your complaint.
You can also add symptoms by typing your medical complaint in the search box and selecting the best matching suggestion.
Note: Your information will be kept anonymously.
Once you have selected all applicable symptoms, click the “analyze disease pattern”-button.
Accordingly, you will get a list of possible diseases and matching doctor categories who can further help you.
You can inform yourself about the possible diseases by reading the related information. But you can also return to the previous step and add more symptoms or delete already added ones to further narrow down your disease pattern.
Click on the desired doctor category to find a doctor who can help you.
If you are logged in with your profile, you will be displayed the appropriate doctors in your area. Otherwise you can enter an address in the “address” field and you will be displayed a doctor’s list around that specified address.
You will receive further information about the displayed doctors when you press on “details”.
Online bookable doctors in your area will be indicated with the notation “Book appointment” or “Book externally”, additionally they will be displayed on top of the list for your convenience.
Click on “Book appointment” to start the online appointment booking process with the desired doctor.
Please select an available appointment. “Green“ appointments are booked directly. “Red“ appointments need to be confirmed by the doctor.
Enter your general personal and health information.
Enter your present medical symptoms.
Enter your mobile phone number to identify yourself and you can finalize the appointment booking.
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