Foreign body aspiration: a life-threatening situation.
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan
Foreign body aspiration is a life-threatening event, especially in children. In Pakistan, foreign body aspiration in children with betel nuts is a common emergency in the perioperative area. Health awareness of parents, teachers, caretakers, and health care providers can play a significant role in reducing the risk of this life-threatening event. This article describes a case report of a 2½ year old boy who presented in the perioperative area with a betel nut aspiration.
Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing
Lalani, S. B.
(2015). Foreign body aspiration: a life-threatening situation.. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 30(1), 50-53.
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