Neutralize Button Battery in the Esophagus

Last week was a highly productive week for my educational enlightenment. I learned that not all Compartment Syndrome is Acute… it can be Chronic as well. I also learned that there is a cross over between the application of Honey and Esophageal Button Battery Foreign Bodies. Fortunately, I work with some amazingly brilliant physicians… so I get to learn from them pretty often. This time, Dr. Christine Murphy (the director of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship at CMC) introduced me to how we can help reduce the risk of esophageal injury from Button Batteries. So let’s take a few minutes to … Continue reading Neutralize Button Battery in the Esophagus