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Magnet swallowing by children after changes in federal regulations

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Researchers looked at changes in the rates of emergency department visits for children who swallowed small high-powered magnets over a period of change in federal regulations of these magnets.

Authors: Michael R. Flaherty, D.O., of MassGeneral Hospital for Children in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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