AAP Advocacy Day of Action – Magnet Ingestion

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 05/19/2021:

Ingestion of high-powered magnets has been a serious cause of morbidity and mortality in children. I’m sure you already know that ingestion of >1 magnet can cause tissue necrosis and bowel perforation from the magnetic attraction across the bowel wall. Come learn more about educating both providers and patients about the harm of high-powered magnet ingestion!