Title

Managing Pediatric Foreign Body Ingestions.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-2015

Abstract

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.

Journal Title

Missouri medicine

Volume

112

Issue

3

First Page

181

Last Page

186

MeSH Keywords

Catheters; Child; Emergency Medicine; Emergency Service, Hospital; Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal; Esophagus; Foreign Bodies; Humans; Medical History Taking; Physical Examination; Radiography, Thoracic

Keywords

Swallowed Objects

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