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Rushed to the emergency room, the infant had been vomiting greenish-colored material, which could indicate a possible bowel obstruction. “That’s a surgical emergency,” said Dr. Nicholas Slamon, a specialist in pediatric critical care at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington.

The emergency room swiftly requested a transport to the children’s hospital, part of the Nemours Health System. A specially trained nurse was dispatched to accompany the child.