Study Highlights Need for Education on Choking Hazards

By: Scott Schoem, MD, MBA and Kevin Borrup, DrPH Choking is a major cause of death particularly for children 4 years old and younger. In 2016, 255 children in the United States died from a choking incident and there were even more nonfatal incidents. More than 15,000 children are treated each year in emergency rooms…