Podcast of the week: button batteries


This week’s Podcast of the Week is from our favourite UK PEM team, St Emlyn’s.

In this excellent 15 minutes podcast, Simon Carley and Natalie May discuss the dangers of button batteries.

We have all been hearing in the new about how dangerous they, and this podcast tells us how to investigate, when to worry, and what follow-up is needed.

If you only listen to one podcast this week, turn off the classical music, and make it this one.

For parental education, we came across this site, set up as a joint safety campaign in Australia, Battery Controlled.

Listen to the podcast.

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Tessa Davis is a paediatric emergency registrar from Glasgow and Sydney, but currently living in London. Tessa tries to spend time with her 3 kids in between shifts. @tessardavis | + Tessa Davis | Tessa's DFTB posts