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Drowning (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

drowning, near drowning, mammalian dive reflex, death by suffocation, near-drowning, dry drowning, fresh water drowning, CPR, Heimlich maneuver, hypothermia, decompression sickness, the bends

Authors and Editors

Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEM

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE: American Heart Association. Hands-Only CPR.


Last Editorial Review: 6/20/2013

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