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Pediatric Expert Tips: Choking

Choking Prevention

Choking is the leading cause of injury among children, and can be fatal, especially for children 4 and younger, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. The most common choking hazard is food, but there are many other things kids choke on that send them to the emergency room.


Watch this video of East Tennessee Children's Hospital Emergency Department Nurse Manager Christy Cooper discussing prevention and common choking hazards for children.




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