SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Critical Care IV
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Foreign body aspiration (FBA) is a life-threatening event that is more common in children but incidence rises again with deaths from FBA peaking at age 85 years. In adults, the nature of objects causing FBA is inorganic (brushes, denture-debris etc.) or organic substances for examples un-chewed meat and pills.