Emergency physicians debunk ‘dry drowning’ myths, highlight drowning risk in older swimmers

Posted by on June 6, 2018 8:30 pm
Categories: Top News

Parents have been reading — and sharing — alarming reports of children who died or nearly died due to “dry drowning” over the past year. However, the use of that incorrect, nonmedical term has contributed to confusion about the true dangers of drowning in children and led to serious and fatal conditions being ignored after a “dry drowning” diagnosis was made.

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