Managing Pediatric Foreign Body Ingestions.
Foreign body ingestion is common among children. A variety of foreign bodies are ingested, most of which are harmless and pass spontaneously through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. There are a few particularly harmful and life threatening objects that should be identified and removed immediately to avoid serious complications.
Catheters; Child; Emergency Medicine; Emergency Service, Hospital; Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal; Esophagus; Foreign Bodies; Humans; Medical History Taking; Physical Examination; Radiography, Thoracic
Joyamaha, D., Conners, G. P. Managing Pediatric Foreign Body Ingestions. Missouri medicine 112, 181-186 (2015).