What are the AAP guidelines for the prevention of drowning in infants, children, and adolescents?

Updated: Jun 19, 2019
  • Author: G Patricia Cantwell, MD, FCCM; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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The American Academy of Pediatrics established guidelines for the prevention of drowning in infants, children, and adolescents in 2003, [112] with an update in 2010. [69] Recommendations may be found through the Web site: AAP Gives Updated Advice on Drowning Prevention. Prevention and consumer safety tips may be located on the Consumer Product Safety Commission site: Drowning Prevention Toolkit.


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