Drowning

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Unintentional drowning: Role of medicinal drugs and alcohol. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Alcohol is a well-known risk factor in unintentional drownings. Whereas psychotropic drugs, like alcohol, may cause psychomotor impairment …

Health

Immersion deaths and deterioration in swimming performance in cold water. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>General hypothermia (deep body temperature <35 degrees C) has been implicated in immersion-related deaths, but many deaths occur too …

Triathlons

Cold shock and Swimming Failure

Swimming

‘Autonomic conflict’: a different way to die during cold water immersion?

Abstract<p><b>Abstract </b> Cold water submersion can induce a high incidence of cardiac arrhythmias in healthy volunteers. Submersion and the release of …

WHO: Global report on drowning 2014

YouTube

Tasty Morsels of EM 125 – #FRCEM Diving & Altitude

I’m entering a few months prep for the UK and Ireland exit exam in Emergency Medicine: the FRCEM. I’ll be adding lots of little notes on pearls I’ve …

Douglas Waymark dies attempting to swim English Channel

<b>A man has died during an attempt to swim the English Channel as part of a gruelling triathlon.</b><p>Douglas Waymark, 44 from Cheltenham, got into difficulty about half way across, 12 nautical miles from Dover.<p>The coastguard received a radio call from a support vessel at about 21:20 BST on Monday.<p>A search …

Olympics

Drowned Churchstoke man 'fought to save daughter'

<b>A father drowned trying to save his 10-year-old daughter when they were caught in a strong current while on holiday in Italy, an inquest has heard.</b><p>Simon Pearson, 47, from Churchstoke, Powys, died at the Lido Bosco Verde beach in Ostuni on 18 July.<p>He had been swimming with his daughter and …

Italy

Teenagers who filmed and laughed as disabled man drowned had no legal duty to save him, experts say

Teenagers who laughed while filming a disabled man as he drowned instead of rescuing him had no legal obligation to help, according to experts.<p>Police …

3.-AIR EMBOLISM IN FORENSIC PATHOLOGY. PROF. GARFIA.A

<b>3.- AIR EMBOLISM AND DEATHS SCUBA DIVING IN SPAIN (SCUBA DIVING DEATHS IN SOUTH SPAIN).</b> <b><br>PROF. GARFIA.A</b><p><b>Deaths associated with scuba diving have become</b> …

Drowning and near drowning - definitions and terminology. - PubMed

1The University of Adelaide Medical School, Frome Road, Adelaide, SA, 5005, Australia. roger.byard@sa.gov.au.2Forensic Science SA, 21 Divett Place, …

PubMed

Drowning in a Sea of Misinformation: Dry Drowning and Secondary Drowning

BY SETH COLLINGS HAWKINS, MD; JUSTIN SEMPSROTT, MD; & ANDREW SCHMIDT, DO, MPHEarlier this month a young child died following days of vomiting. He had …

Medicine

Golf firm boss jailed for manslaughter over ball collector's lake death

Dale Pike employed Gareth Pugh, who had learning difficulties and no qualifications for diving, to retrieve golf balls from lake<p>A golf company director has been jailed over the manslaughter of a man with learning difficulties who drowned as he dived for lost balls in a cold, murky course lake.<p>Dale …

Crime

Verdict of misadventure given on seven drownings at Camber Sands

East Sussex coroner says lifeguards were not deployed at popular south coast beach despite RNLI advice in 2013<p>The deaths of seven men, including five young friends, who drowned at a popular beach on the south coast of England last summer were due to misadventure, a coroner has concluded. Mohit …

Beaches

Near drowning pulmonary oedema | Radiology Reference Article

Alcohol may have contributed to the drownings of 500 men over past decade, study finds

A campaign is being launched aimed at changing men's attitudes towards drinking around water, with new figures suggesting alcohol has contributed to …

Research

Drug-induced long QT syndrome increases the risk of drowning.

2016 Feb;87:11-3. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2015.12.015. Epub 2015 Dec 17.<p>1Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-7280, …

Citalopram-Induced Long QT Syndrome and the Mammalian Dive Reflex.

2015 Dec;2(1):12.<p>1Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98195-7280, USA. vincenzi@uw.edu.2Pharmacological Information …

'Autonomic conflict': a different way to die during cold water immersion?

2012 Jul 15;590(14):3219-30. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2012.229864. Epub 2012 Apr 30.<p>1Cardiovascular Division, King's College London, The Rayne …

Physiology Of Drowning: A Review.

2016 Mar;31(2):147-66. doi: 10.1152/physiol.00002.2015.<p>1Maatschappij tot Redding van Drenkelingen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; …

Health

'Photo of my dead son has changed nothing', says father of drowned Syrian refugee boy Alan Kurdi

The father of Alan Kurdi, the young Syrian boy pictured washed up on a Turkish beach who became a symbol of the refugee crisis, has accused the world of turning its back on Syria, as people continue to die.<p>On the eve of the anniversary of his son’s death, Abdullah Kurdi pleaded with the …

The Hidden Tragedy of Rivers: A Decade of Unintentional Fatal Drowning in Australia

OBJECTIVE(S): Describe unintentional drowning deaths in rivers, creeks and streams (rivers) in Australia and identify risk factors to inform …

Long Island murder: Man charged with drowning his own mother in family pool

A man in Long Island, New York has been charged with murder after his mother’s body was found in the swimming pool at their family home.<p>Denis Cullen …

Drowning

<b>Author:</b> Wayne Wen Tao Kark / <b>Editor:</b> Adrian Boyle / <b>Codes:</b> Environmental / <b>Published:</b> 12/08/2011 / <b>Review Date:</b> 12/08/2014<p>Introduction<p><b>Definition</b><p>Drowning …

Figures reveal 321 people died in accidental drownings in 2015

New figures released today (July 29) reveal that 321 people lost their lives in accidental drownings in the UK in 2015.<p>The figures, published by the …

Melbourne lake deaths: mother allegedly admitted murdering her children, court hears

Witness says she heard Akon Guode remark that she would ‘rather take her own life and that of the kids’ than see them live with her lover and his wife<p>A mother accused of murdering three of her children by driving them into a Melbourne lake allegedly said she would “rather take her own life and that …

Crime

"The river always gives up its dead" - George has spent years rowing the River Clyde, searching for missing people. https://t.co/55MSb7wndJ