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Prevention of drowning.

PEDIATRICS (Impact Factor: 5.3). 05/2010; 126(1):e253-62. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2010-1265
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ABSTRACT Drowning is a leading cause of injury-related death in children. In 2006, approximately 1100 US children younger than 20 years died from drowning. A number of strategies are available to prevent these tragedies. As educators and advocates, pediatricians can play an important role in the prevention of drowning.

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