Did You Know?!
For every choking-related death, an estimated 110 children are treated in hospital emergency departments for non-fatal choking.[Ref:43]
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.