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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