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Pediatric Foreign Body Obstruction(Partial/Complete)

Date Last Search Run: Feb 01, 2022
Table last updated: May 02, 2021
Data last added: Jul 08, 2004

Recommendation RECOMMENDATION FOR INTERVENTION
STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE FOR INTERVENTION   SUPPORTIVE (Green) NEUTRAL (Yellow) AGAINST (Red) NOT YET GRADED (White)
1 (strong evidence exists)        
2 (fair evidence exists)      
3 (weak evidence exists)  


Interventions

Abdominal Thrusts
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Neutral (Yellow) Efficacy Patient ED-MD Brama I., Fearson B. Laryngeal foreign bodies in children. International J Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 1982; 4:259-65. Medline

Back Blows
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Neutral (Yellow) Efficacy Patient ED-MD Brama I., Fearson B. Laryngeal foreign bodies in children. International J Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 1982; 4:259-65. Medline

Chest Thrusts
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Neutral (Yellow) Efficacy Patient ED-MD Brama I., Fearson B. Laryngeal foreign bodies in children. International J Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 1982; 4:259-65. Medline

Finger Sweep
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Opposes (Red) Adverse event Patient PH-Paramedic Hartrey R., Bingham RM. Pharyngeal trauma as a result of blind finger sweeps in the choking child. J Accident and Emergency Med 1995; 12:52-4. Medline


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