Problem

Foreign bodies in body

Other Names:
Injuries caused by foreign body
Nature:
Foreign bodies entering the body can cause injury. Entry may be via the eye and adnexa, an orifice or an open wound, and includes materials inadvertently left in wounds during surgical operations. Efforts to expel the foreign body may also be injurious, for example, choking.
Broader Problems:
Injuries
Values:
Foreign
Injury
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
18.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST