What happens when Mildred overdoses? Who shows up to their house? How is Mildred treated?

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Very near the beginning of the book Fahrenheit 451 the main character, Montag, comes home to find that his wife Mildred has overdosed on sleeping pills. When he comes into their bedroom, he at first thinks she is asleep, but then he sees that her eyes are open and...

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Very near the beginning of the book Fahrenheit 451the main character, Montag, comes home to find that his wife Mildred has overdosed on sleeping pills. When he comes into their bedroom, he at first thinks she is asleep, but then he sees that her eyes are open and glassy, and he finds a "small crystal bottle of sleeping-tablets which earlier today had been filled with thirty capsules and which now lay uncapped and empty in the light of the tiny flare."

Montag makes a call to the Emergency Hospital, and two men, who are more like handymen than doctors, come to the house, bringing two machines with them. One machine is used to suck out the contents of Mildred's stomach, and the other is used to simultaneously drain Mildred's blood and replace it with new, fresh blood as well as serum. Unfortunately, the two men who come to operate these machines are very uncaring about Montag and Mildred's situation, probably because they "get these cases nine or ten a night." Mildred's life is saved, and in the morning she acts as if she doesn't remember taking any pills.

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