Describe how you know this person is at risk of ingesting inedible objects: (include any diagnosis, history, or description of observed behaviors such as items the person sucks on or places in his/her mouth, objects that have been found in BM, and how often pica behavior has been seen.) This individual’s favored objects are:
SECTION 1:Description of Preventions
Remove and keep the environment free of all objects that the person could put in his/her mouth.
Observe the person at all times for putting anything in his/her mouth.
Conduct environmental scan of every place a person could access. Instructions for scanning environment: (include how often, locations to check, and any other special instructions)
Person appears gravely ill or you are concerned about their immediate health and safety.
Person is severely coughing.
CALL POISON CONTROL (Phone: 1-800-222-1222) if the material swallowed might be a poison or is a medicine and follow their instructions.
CALL PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATELY if the individual has swallowed magnets, batteries or any sharp object, or has developed a hard, painful abdomen. If unable to obtain medical care within an hour, take to urgent care or emergency department.