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Manila :: Philippines | 6 days ago

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Dr. Carissa Deoquino , head of the University of the Philippines National Poison Management and Control Center, warned children may tend to push such batteries into their nostrils, or swallow the batteries. "Prolonged contact with the mucus membranes

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Wellington :: New Zealand | 1 month ago

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So keep them away from children and be aware that the elderly have mistaken them for pills! How to use button batteries safely Don't ever allow children to play with button batteries. Store button batteries like you would for medication or matches

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 1 month ago

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Auckland [ change ] Rain Max 17° Min 14° Online help if your child swallows a battery Government, Fuseworks June 16, 2014, 11:28 am Safekids Aotearoa has unveiled a new online tool to help health professionals treat children who have swallowed button

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 1 month ago

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Dye release tells parents and doctors button battery has been swallowed Old and new-style batteries. A ground-breaking development by a New Zealander is expected to reduce death and injury from dangerous button batteries worldwide. Jeongbin Ok from

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 1 month ago

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Auckland [ change ] Few showers Max 17° Min 10° Victoria leads charge for child-safe batteries Victoria University, Fuseworks June 12, 2014, 11:22 am Innovative battery technology designed at Victoria University of Wellington could soon be helping to

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Wellington :: New Zealand | 4 months ago

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Medical staff awareness needed to reduce growing button battery injury risk The Battery Controlled partnership was launched in New Zealand today to help raise awareness among parents and medical first responders, such as paramedics, practice nurses,

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Auckland :: New Zealand | 5 months ago

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Button, or coin, batteries are used in watches, pedometers, remote controls or other small devices. As these become larger, more powerful and more prevalent, injuries to children have become more frequent. If a battery is swallowed or inserted, it

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Sydney :: Canada | 1 year ago

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Button batteries are small, single celled ones used to power little electrical devices such as watches, hearing aids and bicycle lights...She said the 20 representatives who attended the summit had agreed to introduce child-resistant packaging "as

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Sydney :: Australia | 1 year ago

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Joe Crameri said a button battery stuck in the oesophagus was a surgical emergency. Photo: Rodger Cummins Parents are being warned about the dangers of button batteries following the death of a Queensland girl, 4, after swallowing one...Advertisement

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Arlington Heights :: IL :: USA | 1 year ago

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While his parents didn't notice it from their vantage point 5 and 6 feet up, the shiny object did catch the eye of their ever-inquisitive 3-year-old who promptly popped the button battery in his mouth and swallowed. It seemed like a good idea at the

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