There seems to be symptoms that require urgency.

Child’s Symptoms

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How to call an ambulance

First dial 119!

  • 1. Dial “119” without the area code.
  • 2. Tell them "I need an ambulance."
  • 3. Tell the following:
    • □ Child's age
    • □ Child's name
    • □ Address
    • □ Phone number
    • □ Building of your location
  • 4. Describe your child's symptoms.

While waiting for an ambulance

  • 1. Prepare the following:
    • □ Health insurance card
    • □ Medical expenses deduction certificate (infant)
    • □ Maternal and Child Handbook
    • □ Medication Handbook
    • □ Body temperature tracking notes
    • □ Change of clothes, diapers
    • □ Money
  • 2. Unlock the front door
  • 3. If you have family members or neighbors, ask for them to notify you when the ambulance arrives.

Let's be careful when going to hospital by ambulance

  • 1. Check sources of fire before leaving home!
  • 2. Don't forget to close your door!

Nursing points during nausea and vomiting

  • Lay your child down sideways to avoid choking from the vomit.
  • Give your child an electrolyte drink for babies little by little every 15-30 minutes.

    * It is a good idea to keep a stock of electrolyte drink for infants at home. During dehydration, it can help to both rehydrate and replenish minerals.

  • Put the vomit in a plastic bag and take it with you when you visit the hospital.

At the hospital, let your doctor know

  • Vomiting started “from when” and “how many times”?
  • Describe the characteristics of the vomit. (For example: it smells sour, resembles the smell of stool, like coffee residue, yellow or green vomit, etc.)
  • How many times did you change your child’s diaper? Or how many times did your child urinate?

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