Fatal aspiration of a makeshift pacifier.


A case is presented of an infant who aspirated the nipple from a makeshift pacifier. The use of makeshift pacifiers is widely practiced at hospital nurseries throughout the United States and should stop immediately.


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@article{Millunchick1986FatalAO, title={Fatal aspiration of a makeshift pacifier.}, author={E W Millunchick and Robert D McArtor}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={1986}, volume={77 3}, pages={369-70} }