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Surveillance of poisons centre enquiries
  1. H M Wiseman,
  2. J N Edwards,
  3. N Bates,
  4. A Campbell,
  5. G Cullen,
  6. E Dauncey,
  7. A M Dines,
  8. C Farrow,
  9. R Fitzpatrick,
  10. A Jones,
  11. K Kennedy,
  12. L Hawkins,
  13. M McParland,
  14. J Monaghan,
  15. F S Northall,
  16. K Sturgeon,
  17. N Sutton,
  18. D Shaw,
  19. Z Tizzard
  1. Guy’s and St Thomas’ Poisons Unit, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. H M Wiseman, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Poisons Unit, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Avonley Road, London SE14 5ER, UK; heather.wiseman{at}gstt.nhs.uk

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We agree that an audit of poisons centre enquiry records is important for updating TOXBASE;1 however, case summaries requested from service users are more valuable. Callers often contact a poisons information service before it is possible to determine whether a patient has actually been exposed or has absorbed a toxic dose, and before the full clinical effects and outcome are …

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