High risk of suffocation

Heightened risk of accidental asphyxiation, ie, lack of sufficient air for inhalation.

Risk Factors:

– Reduction of smell or motor skills.

– Lack of safety education, safety precautions, etc …

– Cognitive or emotional difficulties.

– Illness or disease process.

– Vehicle heating in the garage.

– Children playing in the tub or a pool unattended.

Gas leaks in the house.

– Clothes too tight in the neck.

– Eating large bites of food.

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