The Clinical Takeaway: Kids Eating Magnets!


The Clinical Takeaway: Kids eating magnets!



In this episode:


– Small, powerful magnets are now widely available and ingestions are increasingly common
– Do a neck to pelvis X-ray – standard abdominal or KUB X-ray is not enough
– Long term issues such as stenosis and adhesions in oesophagus and bowel need to be watched



Host: Dr David Lim, GP


Guest: Dr Ruth Barker, Emergency Paediatrician; Director, Queensland Injury Surveillance Unit


Total time: 44 mins







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