Nothing like waking up to the news headlines of the day:
This is a really important topic, and a presenting complaint that should not be underestimated. Patients can also present atypically, as described in this video (9 min duration):
Our friends at St Emlyn's has produced a great article on this topic, accompanied by a podcast.
(click on the picture below to view this resource)
Remember: we have a local guideline available in the department to help guide our decision making when presented with suspected button battery ingestion. Please read through it next time you are on the shop floor.
The Derrifoam Blog
Welcome to the Derrifoam blog - interesting pictures, numbers, pitfalls and learning points from the last few weeks. Qualityish CPD made quick and easy.....