Accidental Burials in Sand: A Potentially Fatal Summertime Hazard
- Burial by Sand: Summer Play Gone Awry. Grosfeld, Jay L. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2004, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p733
Editorial. Comments on research conducted by A.E. Zarroug, et al, and published in the June 2004 issue of the journal "Mayo Clinic Proceedings" that investigated accidental burials of children in sand in Minnesota. Death of two boys as a result of asphyxia from thoracic compression due to the...
- Prevent Your Child From Choking. Bren, Linda // FDA Consumer;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p27
Discusses asphyxia in children and the measures to prevent a child from choking. Risk of choking posed by solid foods; Cases of choking deaths in the U.S.; Actions to relieve choking in an infant.
- Fatal asphyxial episodes in the very young: classification and diagnostic issues. Roger Byard; Lisbeth Jensen // Forensic Science, Medicine & Pathology;Sep2007, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p177
AbstractÂ Â Infants and young children are exposed to a relatively limited range of circumstances that may result in accidental or inflicted asphyxial deaths. These usually involve situations that interfere with oxygen uptake by the blood, or that decrease the amount of circulating oxygen....
- don't chew on this. // Baby Talk;Mar2005, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p17
Focuses on the results of studies on choking in babies. Food which may choke babies, according to Emory University and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
- what to expect. Murkoff, Heidi // Baby Talk;Nov2006, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p30
The article offers tips for mothers on keeping their babies from picking and swallowing unsafe items. Topping the very unhealthy list are damp objects left on the floor such as the day-old teething biscuit he sucked on for hours, the pacifier soaking in a puddle of juice, or the glob of sweet...
- Choking cautions. Johnston, Carden // Baby Talk;Apr2004, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p26
Discusses how parents can protect their babies and children from choking on food. Instances when choking occurs; Implications of choking on babies; Ways of feeding babies; Household items that should be kept away from children; Tips on choosing toys.
- Decline in deaths from choking on food in infancy: an association with change in feeding practice? Roper, H. P.; David, T. J. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jan1987, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p2
The author comments on the association between food choking deaths and change in the feeding practice. The author reviews data in literature about choking as the leading cause of accidental deaths in infants. An explanation to the role of a change in feeding practice in the marked decline in the...
- Avoiding toy hazards. // Parenting;Dec2005/Jan2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p55
The article offers tips to keep children safe from toy-related injuries. To avoid choking in children under 4, parents should watch out for stuffed animals or dolls, crib or floor toys with a cord, toys sold or given away at a carnival or fair, balloons, shrink-wrap and all plastic straps and...
- Ingested and aspirated foreign bodies: Making sure that what went in comes out. Arnold, Linda D. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Nov2006, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p32
The article provides information on diagnosing and treating foreign-body ingestion and aspiration in children. In the U.S., 92,166 cases of foreign-body ingestion and aspiration were reported to poison centers in 2003 and ninety-one percent of the calls involved children, most younger than 6...