Prevention of drowning

Council on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere2021052227
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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