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Suspected accidental med ingestion- no symptoms??

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    Default Suspected accidental med ingestion- no symptoms??
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    A parent brings their child to the ED. They saw them eat a pill, and are worried he may have poisoned himself. No symptoms are noted, and labs are negative for the several drugs they tested for.

    What could you use for a diagnosis?

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    I would use V71.89 if any pls convey.
    Nandha CPC

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    Yes, that seems appropriate- thanks very much!

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