Dr David Lim speaks to Emergency Paediatrician Dr Ruth Barker about the best way to handle this increasingly common scenario.
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