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Overview

Near-drowning is a term used to describe almost dying from suffocating under water. It is the last stage before actual drowning, which often results in death. Near-drowning victims still require medical attention to prevent related health complic[read article]

Tests for Near Drowning

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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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Pulse Oximetry
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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An electrocardiogram (also known as an ECG or EKG) is a simple, painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Every heartbeat is triggered by a...  More
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Medical Procedures for Near Drowning

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Oxygen therapy provides supplemental oxygen to people with breathing disorders.  More
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Mechanical Ventilation
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Self Care for Near Drowning

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Rewarming
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