Foreign Body Aspiration: A Life-Threatening Situation

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Foreign body aspiration is a life-threatening event, especially in children. In Pakistan, foreign body aspiration in children with betel nuts is a common emergency in the perioperative area. Health awareness of parents, teachers, caretakers, and health care providers can play a significant role in reducing the risk of this life-threatening event. This article describes a case report of a 21/2 year old boy who presented in the perioperative area with a betel nut aspiration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50-53
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Perianesthesia Nursing
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2015


  • Case report
  • Foreign body aspiration
  • Perioperative teaching, betal nut


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