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Guideline of Litovitz et al for Managing a Pediatric Patient Who Has Swallowed a Disc Battery: Battery Lodged in the Esophagus

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Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Gastroenterology

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Litovitz et al reported guidelines for managing a pediatric patient who has swallowed a disc battery. A battery that has become lodged in the esophagus may be associated with serious complications. The authors are from Georgetown University, George Washington University, and University of Virginia.

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