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33 critical health-care incidents reported by province in first quarter of 2018

PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES</p></p><p>In one of the 33 critical incidents reported by the Province of Manitoba for the first quarter of 2018, a child came to the emergency room of Children's Hospital suffering an overdose of Tylenol, Xanax, and alcohol. After getting the results of bloodwork, showing a toxic level of Tylenol and elevated liver functions, the doctor wrote in the patient's chart the child was "medically clear" and admitted them into the inpatient mental health unit.</p></p>

PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES

In one of the 33 critical incidents reported by the Province of Manitoba for the first quarter of 2018, a child came to the emergency room of Children's Hospital suffering an overdose of Tylenol, Xanax, and alcohol. After getting the results of bloodwork, showing a toxic level of Tylenol and elevated liver functions, the doctor wrote in the patient's chart the child was "medically clear" and admitted them into the inpatient mental health unit.

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