Prevention of drowning

Academic Article


  • Drowning is a leading cause of injury-related death in children. In 2018, almost 900 US children younger than 20 years died of drowning. A number of strategies are available to prevent these tragedies. As educators and advocates, pediatricians can play an important role in prevention of drowning.
  • Authors

    Published In

  • Pediatrics  Journal
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    Author List

  • Denny SA; Quan L; Gilchrist J; McCallin T; Shenoi R; Yusuf S; Weiss J; Hoffman B; Agran PF; Hirsh M
  • Volume

  • 148
  • Issue

  • 2