Button batteries are about the size of a nickel and are used in TV remotes, singing cards and toys. They are small, round and flat and look harmless - but they aren't. This type of battery, if swallowed by a child can be very dangerous. About 3,000 kids swallow button batteries a year.
What to expect at Arkansas Children's Hospital Emergency Department
The Arkansas Children's Hospital Emergency Department is the 2019 recipient of the Drs. Joanna J. and Robert W. Seibert Award, given to a physician, clinical service, section or unit displaying outstanding teamwork.
Tummy troubles are common in kids. It's when other symptoms like vomiting or diarrhea happen that parents might get worried. Check out these quick tips for handling stomaches from our friends in the Emergency Department.
The ACNW ER is the first pediatric emergency room in Northwest Arkansas with 30 emergency exam rooms to take care of your child when life happens.
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