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Drowning (cont.)

Drowning Treatment

The treatment for a possible drowning is a first aid emergency. Often, once the victim has been removed from the water, CPR may be necessary and emergency medical services should be activated (call 911).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/7/2014

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