Pathophysiology of drowning

Joost Bierens, Philippe Lunetta, Mike Tipton

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Abstract

Several chapters in this book have described in great detail the specific pathophysiological aspects that may occur during drowning. This chapter provides an integral overview of the immediate pathophysiology of drowning, based on selected drowning scenarios. Late complications are not addressed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDrowning
Subtitle of host publicationprevention, rescue, treatment
EditorsJoost J. L. M. Bierens
Place of PublicationBerlin, Heidelberg
PublisherSpringer
Pages545-560
ISBN (Electronic)9783642042539
ISBN (Print)9783642042522
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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