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What tools (high and low tech) can be used to find a foreign body (eg a splinter)?

What are some tools that can be used to find a finding the exact location of a foreign body object inside someone? I'm interested in both: Low-tech tools that almost everyone in the world either [a] ...
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How are performers able to "swallow" swords without harming their body?

While I recognize that most magicians and street performers that "swallow" swords are most likely doing an optical allusion, some people have actually done this correct? How is it possible for ...
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Swallowed very little and porous plastic parts. Might it be dangerous?

I ate something with my headphones on, and after eating I noticed that the ear speaker lose their covering film. I noticed as after lunch I touched them and had little black particles of the cover in ...
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Is it safe and beneficial to eat poached and cut fish bones?

I have allergies to many foods such as dairy, nuts etc so having a difficult time getting enough calcium from natural food sources. I have realised that fish bones are a good source of calcium, ...
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How can I tell if a fish bone is stuck in my throat?

So I had fish for dinner. I felt a sharp pain in my mouth, but don't know why but decided to swallow it instead of spitting it out. Now I don't know if it stuck in my throat or did it went down. Now I ...
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Categorizing injuries under the Haddon Injury Control Model

I'm reading Overview of pediatric injury prevention: Epidemiology; history; application on UpToDate. It says: The Haddon Injury Control Model, proposes that all injuries are attributable to five ...
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