First aid for choking child, 1988

M. Widome, J. Grensher, J. L. Bass, W. E. Boyle, K. Christoffel, R. B. Mack, S. H. Micik

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)740-742
Number of pages3
JournalPediatrics
Volume81
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1988

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Widome, M., Grensher, J., Bass, J. L., Boyle, W. E., Christoffel, K., Mack, R. B., & Micik, S. H. (1988). First aid for choking child, 1988. Pediatrics, 81(5), 740-742.