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Clinical features and prognostic factors in drowning children: a regional experience
Kyung Lae Son, Su Kyeong Hwang, Hee Joung Choi
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2016;59(5):212-217.   Published online May 31, 2016

This study aimed to evaluate the clinical features of children who have survived a water submersion incident, and to identify risk factors for prognosis.


We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patients who experienced submersion between January 2005 and December 2014. The patients were classified into 2 groups, according to complications, and prognostic factors were evaluated.


During the study period, 29 children...

Childhood Near-Drowning in Chinju
Hyang Ok Woo, Chan-Hoo Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(11):1588-1595.   Published online November 15, 1997
Purpose : Drowning is the second most common cause of accidental death in children, exceeded only by motor vehicle accidents. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the prognostic factors of near-drowning in children, such as age, sex, season, site of submersion, and initial clinical or laboratory manifestrations, and to formulate preventive strategies for decreasing injuries by drowning. Methods : Sixty-one near-drowning children...
Clinical Observation on Accidents for Infant and Childhood Who Visited the Emergency Room in the Wonju Christian Hospital from Kangwon Area.
Seong Ku Kim, Duk Jin Yun
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1981;24(10):957-967.   Published online October 15, 1981
Accidents have become one of the most important problem in the pediatric and child health field because of the recently observed high incidence of and mortality from accidents. Due to an improvement of the living standard in general and especially due to the wide application of vaccination and antibiotics, there has been a decline of incidence of infectious diseases in...
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