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7am-8am (6 calls)

Posted: February 10th, 2010 | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »
  1. An 11 month old child was playing with the tube of Desitin® diaper cream while his father changed his diaper.  He bit into the tube and ingested a mouthful of the cream.
  2. A mom called because she accidentally gave her 2 month old her other child’s heart medication.
  3. A mother of a 14 year old male called because he has taken his morning meds twice.
  4. A mother called with questions about the safety of the H1N1 vaccine for her toddler.
  5. An ER nurse called about a 47 year old man who came to the ER with a severe toothache.  He stated that he has taken nearly 40 tablets of acetaminophen in the last 3 days to try to treat the pain.
  6. A woman called, stating that she woke up this morning to find her husband, who has a history of depression, on the couch covered in vomit with empty pill bottles surrounding him.

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  1. 1 Illinois Poison Center Blog » Blog Archive » A Day In the Life of a Poison Center said at 5:44 pm on February 24th, 2010:

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