28 October 2020

Clinical Takeaway: Why button batteries are scary and sometimes deadly


Dr David Lim talks to paediatrician Dr Ruth Barker about the signs and what to do when you suspect ingestion.

In this episode:

– Presenting features are often vague and misleading, which is why it is scary
– Life threatening negative sequelae can occur even weeks after removal
– What to do and where to refer when you suspect ingestion

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

Guest: Dr Ruth Barker, emergency paediatrician

Total time: 50 mins

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