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Pediatric choking mortality


Although pediatric foreign body obstruction occurs infrequently, the mortality rate is surprisingly high — 3.4% according to a study published in Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. The study also reports on causes of foreign body obstructions. Download the article at “http://archotol.ama-assn.org/cgi/search?fulltext=Rahul+K.+Shah&quicksearch_submit.x=0&quicksearch_submit.y=0”

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