Inhalation of foreign bodies in children: Experience of 22 years


Şahin A., Meteroğlu F., EREN T. Ş. , Çelik Y.

JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND ACUTE CARE SURGERY, vol.74, no.2, pp.658-663, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ta.0b013e3182789520
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND ACUTE CARE SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.658-663

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Foreign body (FB) inhalation into airways of the respiratory system is a life-threatening condition and can be fatal. The purpose of this survey was to evaluate the types and characteristics of inhaled foreign bodies, the age distribution of children, and the outcome.