Aspiration of a foreign body is a common hazard in infancy and childhood. In the last 6 years, there has been a great effort to educate the public concerning the prevention of choking due to accidental aspiration of foods or small objects by children. Concomitantly, there has been a campaign to teach the first aid measures essential for evaluation and treatment of choking.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 1988|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health