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An unusual complication of an attempt to open the airway in a choking child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19966708     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The use of a blind finger sweep to clear the upper airway can cause subsequent problems when used in paediatric practice. This case report adds support to recommendations that this procedure should not be used, while simultaneously describing a complication the authors have not come across in the published literature.
Authors:
D Gjoni; D Mbamalu; A Banerjee; Kk James
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1750-8460     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-07     Completed Date:  2010-03-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257109     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  595     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Airway Obstruction / etiology*,  therapy
Child, Preschool
Fingers
Foreign Bodies / complications*
Humans
Male
Palatine Tonsil / injuries*,  surgery
Tonsillectomy / methods*
Treatment Outcome

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