Incidence and Consequences of Near-Drowning-Related Pneumonia-A Descriptive Series from Martinique, French West Indies.
- Laura Cerland,
- Bruno Mégarbane,
- Hatem Kallel,
- Yanick Brouste,
- Hossein Mehdaoui,
- Dabor Resiere
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 Nov 17;14(11). Epub 2017 Nov 17.
Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of Martinique, Fort-de-France, 97261 Martinique, France.
Drowning represents one major cause of accidental death. Near-drowning patients are exposed to aspiration that may result in pneumonia with life-threatening consequences. We designed this descriptive study to investigate the frequency, nature, and consequences of post-drowning pneumonia. Read More