A reappraisal of childhood drowning in a pediatric emergency department


Sik N., ŞENOL H. B., Ozturk A., YILMAZ D., DUMAN M.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.41, pp.90-95, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajem.2020.12.059
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.90-95
  • Keywords: cChildren, Drowning, Szpilman score
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: In the present study, we aimed to investigate the demographic and clinical features, laboratory and radiologic characteristics, management, and outcomes of pediatric drowning patients in order to identify predictors of hospital admission, and to evaluate the need for respiratory support, and prognosis.