Drowning and Near Drowning
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Children's Stay on Top of It Campaign - Drowning Prevention
From Washington State Drowning Prevention Project. Facts, tips, teen water safety and history of the drowning prevention program.
Medline Plus: Drowning
Articles, links and resources on the topic of drowning.
Drowning Prevention
Information on drowning and its prevention from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
A Parent's Guide to Water Safety
Drowning prevention guidelines, from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Drowning Facts and Prevention Checklist - Hawaii
Data on deaths in Hawaiian waters are provided. Things you can do to protect yourself and your keiki (children) from needless suffering and death by submersion.
Drowning and Near Drowning - Columbia University College
Basic recommendations for first aid management of water accidents.
Facts About Drowning
A number one cause of accidental death in children 1-4 years of age in California. Information on a drowning prevention educational campaign by the West Covina Fire Department.
National Children's Center - Drowning Prevention Facts
Background, contributing factors, prevention recommendations.
Near Drowning: Overview
Case review of a near drowning victim from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
P.O.N.D.S. - Parents Of Near Drowns
Support group online, links to phone numbers and information as to where you can talk to familites of near drownings.
eMedicine Online Text - Emergency Medicine
Indepth information on Submersion Injury and Near Drowning.
Statistics on Pediatric Drownings
From the American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on Drowning in Infants, Children and Adolescents.
WebMD: Drowning Prevention Tips
Safety tips and recommendations.
Child Safety - How to Protect Your Child from Drowning
Real stories, safety tips, and links. From the University of South Florida.
Watch the Water - Drowning Prevention
The annual drowning prevention program of the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), California.
Article on why and how pool owners must take precautions to prevent children from drowning.
American Red Cross - Water Safety Tips
Read about general water safety tips, focusing on outdoor sport activities, child safety, lakes, rivers, and home pools.
Lifespan - Water Safety Tips
Learn how to stay safe in the water, either at sea or in the pool, with information categorized in sections on rips, undertows, red tides, jellyfish, and bivalves.
Watersafety.org - Lifeguard Support
Comprehensive resource provides information and support to lifeguards and other water safety professionals.
Kids Alive
Children's water safety program, includes articles, advice and five steps to reduce the risk of children drowning.

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