Water safety and drowning
Drowning is a leading cause of death among people of all ages. Learning and practicing water safety is important to prevent drowning accidents.
American Academy of Pediatrics website. Water safety: tips for parents of young children. healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-play/Pages/Water-Safety-And-Young-Children.aspx. Updated March 15, 2019. Accessed July 23, 2019.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Home and recreational safety: unintentional drowning: get the facts. www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Water-Safety/waterinjuries-factsheet.html. Updated April 28, 2016. Accessed July 23, 2019.
Thomas AA, Caglar D. Drowning and submersion injury. In: Kliegman RM, St. Geme JW, Blum NJ, Shah SS, Tasker RC, Wilson KM, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 21st ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 91.