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Pathophysiology of Drowning

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Several chapters in this book have described in great detail the specific pathophysiological aspects that may occur during drowning. This chapter provides an integral overview of the immediate pathophysiology of drowning, based on selected drowning scenarios. Late complications are not addressed.

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  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Cold Shock
  • Breath Holding
  • Brain Cool

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Bierens, J., Lunetta, P., Tipton, M. (2014). Pathophysiology of Drowning. In: Bierens, J. (eds) Drowning. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-04253-9_85

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