Drowning

Drowning is defined as respiratory impairment from being in or under a liquid. It is further classified as by outcome into: death, ongoing health problems and no ongoing health problems. Using the term near drowning to refer to those who survive is no longer recommended. It occurs more frequently in males and the young. Drowning itself is quick an...
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Drowning

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drowning

(droun┬┤ing) death from suffocation resulting from aspiration of water or other substance or fluid. The liquid prevents breathing; in some cases, the victim's lungs may contain very little water or other liquid.
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Drowning

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drowning

Death within 24 hours of immersion in liquid, either due to anoxia or cardiac arrest caused by sudden extreme lowering of temperature (immersion syndrome). ... See: near drowning. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Drowning

Drowning means death by the air being prevented entering the lungs owing to the month and nostrils being immersed in a liquid, the liquid being commonly water. Death may, therefore, occur by drowning in a small quantity of water. Thus a child may fall head downwards into a tub and be drowned, though the tub is not half full of water, sufficient to ...
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drowning

suffocation by immersion in a liquid, usually water. Water closing over the victim`s mouth and nose cuts off the body`s supply of oxygen. Deprived of ... [1 related articles]
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drowning

Type: Term Pronunciation: drown′ing Definitions: 1. Death within 24 hours of immersion in liquid, either due to anoxia or cardiac arrest caused by sudden extreme lowering of temperature (immersion syndrome).
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