Did You Know?!
In a 2011, a US National Safety Council report stated that choking caused 4,500 deaths (amongst all ages) in the United States in 2009.[Ref:46]
The metal “stopper” from a screen door became a bronchial foreign body.
Any hardware in the hand of an infant or toddler (or held between the lips of someone “on the job”) can be inhaled and block a bronchus.
The foreign body is removed with optical "alligator" (toothed) forceps.