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ACCIDENTAL POISONING- a patient's guide


Contains useful links to Dunedin Poisons Centre.

accidental poisoning

Experiencing accidental poisoning from any cause can be a distressing and dangerous event.

Do not delay seeking medical advice from you nearest doctor.


The New-Zealand poisons centre has a 24 hour advice line

Phone; 0800-764766

Their website also contains useful information, including tips on keeping children safe



Another very useful website is at


It contains a large database regarding toxic compounds and management of poisoned patients..




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