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Near asphyxiation with a child's dummy.
  1. A F Macnamara,
  2. S Durham
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK.


    A case is reported of near asphyxiation in a child caused by impaction of a dummy in the upper airway. Previous similar cases are described and recommendations made for changes in the design of children's dummies to improve their safety profile.

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