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RESEARCH:

Interventions associated with drowning prevention in children and adolescents: systematic literature review

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: University of Queensland

SUBJECT: Children
TYPE: Systemic Review
DATE: 2014


Drowning remains a leading cause of preventable death in children across the world. This systematic review identifies and critically analyses studies of interventions designed to reduce fatal and non-fatal drowning events among children and adolescents or reduce the injury severity incurred by such incidents.

 

COUNTRY

Australia

AUTHORS

Belinda A Wallis

Kerrianne Watt

Richard C Franklin

Monica Taylor James W Nixon

Roy M Kimble

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

Injury Prevention

RESPONDENTS

Literature published between 1980 -2010

ACTIVITY

Swimming

Swimming Lessons

ENVIRONMENT

Dams

Ponds

Rivers

Beaches

Ocean

Bathtubs

AGE

0 -19

GENDER

Male

Female

ETHNICITY

Hispanic

White

 

 
 

 

 

 

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