Did You Know?!
In Europe, one in 5 childhood choking injuries involve industrial products, such as plastic and metal parts, coins, and toys.[Ref:34]
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.