Published: December 11, 2023

What Parents, Caregivers, and Patients Should Know about Button Batteries

Important patient information about safe button battery use.

2023 Dec Bltn En Thealth Battery Aware 1500x845Over the last few decades, there has been a notable increase in electronics, toys, holiday decorations, watches, hearing aids, and other devices that are powered by button batteries in nearly all households. Due to this increase, there has also been a dramatic rise in button battery injuries by swallowing, the overwhelming majority occurring in children.

ENThealth has a new article you can share with your patients on how to stay safe around the use of button batteries.