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Drowning

Drowning: Introduction

Loss of life that results from accidental submersion in water. Drowning involves the lungs filling with a liquid (usually water) which stops the body's intake of oxygen and ultimately can lead to death in a relatively short time. Inadequate supervision of young children is a major contributor to drowning deaths. ...more »

Symptoms of Drowning

Treatments for Drowning

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Drowning?

Drowning: Related Patient Stories

Drowning: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Drowning

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Drowning may include:

  • Inflate your clothes with air and tie them off
  • Tread water lightly
  • Keep winter garments on for buoyancy
  • Survival floating
  • Lie victim on their side
  • more treatments »

Causes of Drowning

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Disease Topics Related To Drowning

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Drowning: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Drowning

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of the chronic lung...read more »

Drowning: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Drowning

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Drowning: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Drowning

Prognosis for Drowning

Research about Drowning

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Clinical Trials for Drowning

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Drowning include:

Prevention of Drowning

Prevention information for Drowning has been compiled from various data sources and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Drowning.

  • Avoid swimming after alcohol
  • Avoid swimming after eating
  • Learn to swim
  • Check under water for obstructions before diving or jumping
  • Life jacket
  • more preventions...»

Statistics for Drowning

Drowning: Broader Related Topics

Drowning Message Boards

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