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Poisoning – Acute Guidelines for Initial Management
Acute pain management
For 24 hour advice, contact Victorian Poisons Information Centre 13 11 26
Non-accidental poisoning should be considered in any patient whose developmental age is inconsistent with accidental poisoning,
Always check for Medicalert bracelet in any unconscious patient, or any other signs of underlying medical condition (fingerprick marks etc)
Contact Victorian Poisons Information Centre 13 11 26 for advice
Patients with CVS depression or CVS arrhythmias should be managed in a paediatric ICU.
For emergency advice and paediatric or neonatal ICU transfers, call the Paediatric Infant Perinatal Emergency Retrieval (PIPER) Service: 1300 137 650.
Last Updated August 2018