Pediatric Foreign Body Ingestions

It's just a fact of life that kids put a little bit of everything in their mouths. Occasionally, a child will ingest an object, and that may pose a threat. The incidence of children ingesting button batteries and magnets has increased over the past several years, and both present a significant short-term and long-term risk to the child. In this episode, Dr. Ryan Stanton talks about what to watch for and some unique considerations for button battery ingestions.
Source: Everyday Medicine for Physicians - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: podcasts