Dr. Brahim Ardolic, head of emergency medicine at Staten Island University Hospital, says household items like batteries and keys, not to mention coins and fish bones are the most common items swallowed by children and adults who show up at the emergency department with potentially lethal objects in their bodies.

More On the News Videos

Sambro 2001 - 2014: Sambro, the saintly canine who brought joy and peace to thousands of ... Play Video
Fire Challenge Danger: Are we having fun yet? The Fire Challenge has been a hot button topic ... Play Video
$1 Million Reasons to Celebrate: Local Charity, Kids Against Cancer pledged $1 million dollars to the ... Play Video
Med Students Learn Wilderness Medicine at the Zoo: The Medical Wilderness experience is part of Staten Island University ... Play Video
Christopher Tullo: Staten Islander of the Week: After 14 surgeries to repair multiple birth defects, 10-year-old, ... Play Video
Exploring Health Care Careers: As part of Exploring Health Care Careers (EHCC) lecture series, ... Play Video
Sim Wars 2014: To kick-off EMS Week, the hospital hosted its third annual Sim Wars ... Play Video
Drug Take Back Day: NSLIJ-Staten Island University Hospital hosted National Drug Take-Back ... Play Video
A Heartfelt Tribute by Three-Year-Old Heart Transplant Survivor: On Tuesday April 22, 2014, NSLIJ-Staten Island University Hospital ... Play Video
Go Red 2014: Go Red has come and gone, but that doesn't mean we've stopped caring ... Play Video
Heart Institute Surgeon Expresses Need to Understand Your Heart Health: Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the ... Play Video
The New Year Dig: Knowing your limits is key to digging out from last night’s winter ... Play Video
Staten Island Quintuplets celebrate 5th birthday: On Friday, December 20th, our fab five, the Ferrante Quintuplets, ... Play Video
The Ferrante 5, Turn 5: The Ferrante quintuplets along with their parents on Friday celebrated ... Play Video
NYC Mopar Club Holiday Toy Drive: Members of the NYC Mopar Club and employees from the Mandfredi Auto ... Play Video
Lt. Bobby Ryan Memorial Toy Drive: Firefighters from the “Hot Corner” Engine 155, and Ladder 78 in New ... Play Video
Dog In SIUH Hospice Department Honored Before Retirement: Staff and friends gathered at Staten Island University Hospital to ... Play Video
FEMA Tours SIUH For Facility Upgrades Against Future Storms: Federal Emergency Management Agency representatives toured the ... Play Video
Health Department Works With SIUH Doctors To Help Fight SI Prescription Drug Abuse: In response to what it calls a problem of epidemic proportion on ... Play Video
SIUH Teaches Kids About Bike Safety: Kids at Staten Island University Hospital learned that safety can be ... Play Video
Shout out for SIUH treating CNN crew member injured during Winter Storm Nemo.: A CNN crew member, injured during storm coverage of Winter Storm Nemo, ... Play Video
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell - Hurricane Sandy Aftermatch: The Last Word's host, Lawrence O'Donnell comments on the disaster ... Play Video
Lawrence O'Donnell Speaks at SIUH: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell visited Staten Island University Hospital ... Play Video
SIUH opens "Company Store" to provide relief for employees: Staten Island University Hospital is providing aid to victims of Sandy ... Play Video
Safe Clean-Up tips after Hurricane Sandy: Staten Island University Hospital is still seeing plenty of patients ... Play Video
© 2014 Staten Island University Hospital. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Notice of Privacy Practices | Compliance & Patient Privacy | Disclaimer