Button Battery Ingestions: An Increasing Cause of Serious Harm Amongst Children

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 701
Date: Fri, Apr 26th, 2019
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Description:

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Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Severe complications and fatalities from button battery ingestions are increasing. If the battery becomes lodged in the esophagus, tissue injury can begin within hours. Using a case study approach, this session will explore the incidence, risk factors, signs and symptoms and management for retained button batteries.
Primary Presenter Bio: Facilitator has been a pediatric nurse for 33 years and has been the Clinical Practice Specialist in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of a large tertiary care free standing children’s hospital for the past 13 years. She has presented at numerous regional and national conferences on a wide variety of pediatric critical care, resuscitation, trauma and patient safety related topics.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Hospital Colorado
Session Type: Clinical Practice

Session Description: Severe complications and fatalities from button battery ingestions are increasing. If the battery becomes lodged in the esophagus, tissue injury can begin within hours. Using a case study approach, this session will explore the incidence, risk factors, signs and symptoms and management for retained button batteries.
Primary Presenter Bio: Facilitator has been a pediatric nurse for 33 years and has been the Clinical Practice Specialist in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of a large tertiary care free standing children’s hospital for the past 13 years. She has presented at numerous regional and national conferences on a wide variety of pediatric critical care, resuscitation, trauma and patient safety related topics.
Primary Presenter Institution: Children's Hospital Colorado