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
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Treatments for Drowning
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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
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Causes of Drowning
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Drowning: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Prognosis for Drowning
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Clinical Trials for Drowning
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Prevention of Drowning
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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
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Statistics for Drowning
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Types of Drowning
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